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Covid-19 Testing – What’s RNA got to do with it?

Tracking the spread of COVID-19 Viruses spread because they can rapidly copy their genetic material and produce more virus. Each virus—including SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19—has its own unique RNA genetic blueprint. This RNA signature alerts scientists to the presence of a specific disease. Part of the obstacle scientists have ...

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Zymo Research Launches COVID-19 RNA Sequencing Service for the Detection and Surveillance of Emerging SARS-CoV-2 Variants

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Rapid reporting at high throughput enables detection of potential vaccine escaping variant strains Zymo Research announced today their COVID-19 Variant Sequencing Service. This new global service expands Zymo Research’s end-to-end SARS-CoV-2 solutions that include sample collection, RNA extraction, and SARS-CoV-2 detection. Detecting ...

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Findings may help close door on COVID-19

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Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galveston have discovered what may be the Achilles’ heel of the coronavirus, a finding that may help close the door on COVID-19 and possibly ...

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