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PCRstable service from Biomatrica provides lyophilization-free stabilization for MDx point-of-care assays

PCRstable is an alternative to lyophilization for stabilizing PCR reagents on assay cartridges and microfluidic chips. PCRstable preservatives are screened and optimized for your unique assay reagents, from individual components to complete master mixes.  The stabilized reagents maintain assay activity … Continue reading

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Ebola and Anthrax Assays Stabilized at Room Temperature

An article just published in Genetic Engineering News (GEN) highlights how Biomatrica’s room temperature stabilization technology was used in Focus Diagnostics’ Ebola and Anthrax MDx assays.

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Harvard University laboratory publishes paper in Science citing use of Biomatrica’s RNAstable in study to elucidate Ebola virus origin and transmission during the 2014 outbreak

A new paper in published in Science by researchers at the Sabeti Lab at Harvard University cites the use of Biomatrica’s RNAstable® reagent in stabilizing and transporting RNA from inactivated Ebola virus from Africa to Harvard University.

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Microbial life found living on the exterior of the International Space Station

According to the UK Independent, “Vladimir Solovyev, the official in charge of Russia’s ISS segment, told the news agency Itar-Tass that tiny plankton and microscopic organisms had been discovered on the spacecraft’s exterior”. Last year, a group of scientists at … Continue reading

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Ambient Preservation Technology & Regenerative Medicine

Biomatrica President & CSO, Dr. Rolf Muller, speaks on the application of ambient preservation technology to regenerative medicine.

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Stable DNA & RNA Standards for Cell Biology & Microbiology

Biomatrica, Inc., a world leader in ambient temperature biological stabilization technologies, and ATCC, the premier global biological materials resource and standards organization, today announced that Biomatrica will supply ATCC with DNAstable® and RNAstable® reagents for the stabilization of DNA and … Continue reading

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A microfluidic device for dry sample preservation in remote settings

A recent paper published in the journal, Lab Chip, describes an ingenious microfluidic device for dry preservation of biological specimens at room temperature. The device incorporates chemical stabilizers, such as RNAstable®, and allows minimally trained users to effectively collect & … Continue reading

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