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Analyzers, Laboratory, Molecular Assay, Genetic Testing

Definition : Molecular assay laboratory analyzers designed to identify mutations within a gene or chromosome alterations. These analyzers typically perform some or all of the processes of separation, hybridization genetic diseases (e.g., liquid or solid phase), replication (e.g., polymerase chain reaction), and detection; they use a fragment of nucleic acid labeled with one of a variety of reporter groups (i.e., a nucleic acid probe) and appropriate reagents. Genetic analyzers are used in the diagnosis of inherited genetic diseases (e.g., cystic fibrosis, hemophilia) or acquired genetic diseases (e.g., neoplasm) and chromosomal disorders (e.g., Down syndrome) and for detection of single nucleotide polymorphisms; some are also used for human leukocyte antigen typing to test histocompatibility before transplants and for forensic and paternity analysis.

Entry Terms : "Gene Mutation Analyzers" , "Chromosome Alteration Analyzers"

UMDC code : 20803

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Affymetrix Inc

Company Type: Parent

Affymetrix technology is used by the world's top pharmaceutical, diagnostic, and biotechnology companies, as well as leading academic, government, and nonprofit research institutes. More than 25,000 peer-reviewed papers have been published using the technology.

American Screening Corp

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Streck Laboratories Inc

Company Type: Parent

Streck is an industry leader in the development and manufacturing of products for clinical and research laboratories. Established in 1971, Streck is one of the industry's earliest pioneers. Streck's founder, Dr. Wayne Ryan, helped develop the first hematology reference controls for automated instruments. Streck's passion for service helps meet the evolving needs of laboratories around the world. Streck's pursuit of innovative solutions has produced an extensive list of patented products.

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