I believe that cationic detergent technology will have a tremendous impact on nucleic acid-based clinical diagnostics, particularly those based on RNA," said Dr.
QIAGEN's distinctive research capacity and its standing in the marketplace make it an ideal partner to push the cationic detergent technology to its full potential.
Macfarlane has extensive experience and knowledge in the field of nucleic acid purification using cationic detergents and is the author of many scientific publications in this and other fields.
Nasdaq: QGENF) today announced it has acquired a technology platform for DNA and RNA purification and stabilization of samples such as clinical specimens using cationic detergents, from the Iowa Biotechnology Corporation and the University of Iowa.
Table 62: Japanese Market for Cationic Detergents for (2004E): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Shipments by leading Manufacturers -Kao, Lion, Sanyo Chemical Industries, Dai-ichi Kogyo Seiyaku, NOF and Others (in Tons) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23