Digital PCR (dPCR) provides precise and absolute quantification of nucleic acids without a standard curve and without dependence on amplification efficiency.
Digital PCR is ultrasensitive; therefore, appropriate for testing allelic variants and targets of low abundance that are below the sensitivity limit of QPCR. It is also very precise, and is a better tool than QPCR when precise determination of the ratio of several nucleic acid sequences is required.
By employing multiple wells per sample, millions of droplets can be analyzed. Samples are partitioned into ‘droplets’ then large quantities (~20,000 of these partitioned droplets are analyzed using microfluidics technology to provide incomparable precision). Only the positive fraction of the sample is detected; therefore, dPCR can detect mutant alleles in circulating tumor DNA, events as few as 0.01% of cells such as L1 insertions, low-level pathogens, and relative expression in single cells.
Avance Biosciences offers digital PCR services using Bio-Rad’s state-of-the-art Q200 digital droplet PCR system to support clients around the world. We are specialized in assay development, validation, and sample testing to support GLP and GMP submissions.
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Experienced scientists functioning as project managers or study directors
Independent quality unit assuring regulatory compliance
Methods validated per ICH GLP/GMP guidelines – also research grade testing available
Rigorous sample tracking and handling procedures to prevent mistakes and cross-contamination
Controlled laboratory environment to prevent cross-contamination
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The Avance Biosciences team is committed to strict adherence to CGMP and GLP regulations enacted by the US, European, Japanese, and other international regulatory agencies.
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Avance Biosciences’ GLP/GMP compliant genomic and microbial assays make use of the advanced technologies including real-time PCR, ddPCR, Sanger sequencing, next-gen sequencing, Southern blot, and more.