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01/28/2022

What is Deoxyguanosine Triphosphate (dGTP)?

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by Excedr / Consumables

What is dGTP? Deoxyguanosine triphosphate (dGTP) is a nucleotide with a purine base (guanine), deoxyribose sugar, and three phosphate groups. It’s one of the four dNTPs (deoxynucleoside triphosphate) required for DNA synthesis, along with: Deoxyadenosine triphosphate (dATP) Deoxycytidine triphosphate (dCTP) Deocythymidine triphosphate (dTTP) Each of the deoxynucleoside triphosphates, including dGTP, forms a phosphodiester bond to…

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01/28/2022

What is the Role of MgCl2 in PCR?

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by Excedr / Consumables

Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) Basics Did you know Mullis and Michael Smith won the Nobel Prize for discovering the Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) in 1983? This groundbreaking technology-enabled scientists to multiply a single strand of DNA hundreds of billions of times in just a few hours. All that was needed for this experiment was just…

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12/31/2021

What is ISO/IEC 17065? Overview on the Accreditation

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by Excedr / Lab

ISO/IEC 17065 Conformity Assessment: Requirements for Certification Bodies Certifying Products, Processes & Services ISO (International Organization for Standardization) and IEC (International Electrotechnical Commission) make up the global specialized standardization system.  Along with their expert technical and conformity assessment committee (CASCO), the organization develops international standards and guides that benefit both the organization under compliance and…

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12/27/2021

Joint Commission International (JCI) Accreditation Overview & Benefits

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by Excedr / Lab

What is the Joint Commission International (JCI)?  The Joint Commission International (JCI) is a non-profit, U.S-based, international accreditation organization that certifies healthcare companies, services, and programs. JCI standards are internationally recognized as a leading healthcare accreditation program for patient safety and quality of care. In addition to providing best practices in patient safety and quality,…

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12/24/2021

Venture Capital Profile: SR One Capital Management

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by Excedr / Venture Capital

Building Elite Life Science Companies: SR One  Venture capital firms are considered one of the major pillars to supporting and strengthening the healthcare infrastructure. They identify, invest, and guide startups with transformative ideas to market their products, benefiting and improving human lives. This is the goal of SR One Management. SR One is an investment…

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