Primerdesign Launch World’s Most Affordable DNA Testing System

Released on: August 22, 2014, 6:55 am (EDT)
Industry: Biotech

Southampton, United Kindgom, August 22, 2014 -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- Primerdesign Ltd is excited to announce the release of the World’s Most Affordable DNA Testing System. The genesig q16 accompanies a catalogue of over 400 easy to use DNA testing kits which encompass a range of practical applications. DNA testing is versatile and has a huge range of practical applications - from detecting TB in livestock, screening for MRSA in hospitals or determining what species your burger is made from, DNA testing is a powerful tool.

Priced at £3995/$6500 the q16 is affordable for business while it’s UK manufactured, solid state core ensures precise and accurate results every time.

Launched alongside the q16 is Primderdesigns ‘Lab in a Box’ – this enables those businesses or practitioners without existing laboratories or experience to perform the desired DNA test with minimal preparation required. The system is quick, requiring only 2 hours to generate results.

“By removing the greatest barrier to entry – cost and required expertise, the q16 means that DNA testing can be made available for everyone, everywhere” said Jim Wicks PhD, Managing Director of Primerdesign;
“Our main objective was to ensure that process was accessible for everyone, with the q16 and associated genesig Easy kits I believe that just about anyone can do Real-Time PCR”

Due to the power of DNA testing and the ease of use, the q16 system fits applications within industry such as detecting meat adulteration. Similar in a medical setting DNA testing can be used to detect MRSA or rapidly diagnose Swine Flu.
Indeed Primerdesign were the first company in the world to produce a H1N1 swine flu detection kit. By drawing on this vast expertise DNA testing has never been more widely accessible.

Contact-Details: Dr Jim Wicks, PhD
Managing Director
Tel: +44 (23) 8074 8830

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