A pathologist’s guide for using expansion microscopy for nanoscale imaging of clinical specimens

Expansion microscopy (ExM) is fast gaining traction as a powerful technique that greatly improves upon the diffraction limit of conventional optical microscopes by making samples physically larger rather than attempting to optically magnify further. The technique relies on embedding fixed or preserved tissues in a sodium polyacrylate polymer hydrogel, the …

CDC Adds Two Quantabio RT-qPCR ToughMix Kits to COVID-19 Diagnostic Testing Protocol

qScript XLT 1-Step RT-qPCR ToughMix and UltraPlex 1-Step ToughMix granted Emergency Use Authorization Quantabio’s qScript XLT 1-Step RT-qPCR ToughMix and UltraPlex 1-Step ToughMix have been granted Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) and added to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) protocol for the 2019-Novel Coronavirus Real-Time RT-PCR Diagnostic Panel. …