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Effective genomic DNA removal – crucial for accurate gene expression analysis

Whether you are working with formalin-fixed, paraffin embedded (FFPE) tissue or normal tissue samples, the elimination of genomic DNA (gDNA) from your RNA preps is crucial to obtain reliable results in gene expression analysis, especially if you want to determine the gene expression pattern in a specific cell or under specific conditions. Possible consequences of… Read article →


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Macrauchenia gets its place on the tree of life – thanks to ancient DNA analysis

Original photo courtesy of Ryan Somma. This file is licensed under the Creative Commons. Macrauchenia was a camel-like animal deriving its name from Auchenia, meaning “big neck” in Greek, and its first remains, which date back 7 million years, were found in South America, primarily in Argentina (1). Macrauchenia was a herbivore with its distinctive feature being… Read article →



Road to the cure

Road to the cure – from stem cells to new muscle

What’s the best way to describe a researcher’s path in life science? “Road to the Cure” fits almost perfectly. Nearly every research topic in life science is connected to a disease, so whether you are working, for example, in cancer, neurodegenerative diseases or muscular dystrophy research, all that matters is that you are on the… Read article →