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Master Mix Super Offers! – Check them out HERE!

Primerdesign’s Master Mix Super Offers We know it’s only November still, but we couldn’t resist in kickstarting and bringing the Christmas joy to you early!  From today we are offering great deals on our Master Mixes! Yes, you heard that right! We are offering additional Master Mixes for no extra costs!  Wet Master Mix Buy 5ml and get 1ml FREE (Receive 6ml) Simply quote B1FREEMASTERMIX  Catalogue Number Z-PPLUS-“MachineType”-5ml Z-PFAST-“MachineType”-5ml Z-OSPLUS-“MachineType”-5ml Buy 10ml and get 2ml FREE (Receive 12ml) Simply quote B2FREEMASTERMIX  Catalogue Number Z-PPLUS-“MachineType”-10ml Z-PFAST-“MachineType”-10ml Z-OSPLUS-“MachineType”-10ml Buy 20 ml and get 5 FREE (Receive 25ml) Simply quote B5FREEMASTERMIX Catalogue Number Z-PPLUS-“MachineType”-20ml Z-PFAST-“MachineType”-20ml Z-OSPLUS-“MachineType”-20ml   Lyophilised Master Mix Buy 4 [...]

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All things Listeria and combating the deadly bacterium!

What is Listeria? Listeria monocytogenes (genus listeria) is a bacterium illness that causes listeriosis. Listeria can be found in unpasteurised milk, dairy products, soft cheeses (camembert or brie) and chilled ready to eat foods like prepacked sandwiches, pâte and deli meats.  Listeria is well known for serious symptoms that can hospitalise and cause death in certain groups of people, those with weakened immune systems or those suffering from long term health conditions such as Cancer. Listeria can be found in any stage of the [...]

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The Aquaculture Awards 2019 – the results are in!

The 2019 Aquaculture Awards were held last night, 29th May, in the spectacular Stratosphere space at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh. The Awards recognise the achievements in different elements of the sector and give due recognition to those making an exceptional contribution to the industry, now and in the future. Award categories included ‘Most Promising New Entrant’, which was sponsored by Primerdesign and recognises companies or products that have arrived on the aquaculture scene since January 2018. The judging panel for the [...]

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Celebrating the Aquaculture Awards 2019!

We are thrilled to announce we are sponsoring the 2019 Aquaculture Awards – with the category of “Most Promising New Entrant“. The Aquaculture industry is projected to grow significantly over the next 10 years and at a greater rate than any other protein producer. These Awards recognise the achievements in different elements of the sector and give due recognition to those making an exceptional contribution to the industry, now and in the future. They are open to everyone involved in the [...]

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Super Sale – Save up to 40%

Grab yourself some bargains and win an Amazon Echo for your lab! We have some fantastic offers on at the moment on some of your laboratory essentials! Savings can be made on many of the key products you use every day, including qPCR master mix, DNase and reverse transcription kits! These savings are only available until 26th June 2019 or when stock runs out – whichever comes first! So don’t delay, get shopping now! Huge savings available: 30% off: oasigPLEX Lyophilised qPCR Master Mix, Expiry [...]

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Novacyt expands development partnership with Immunexpress

Extension of contract continues multi-year assay design and development program Paris, France and Camberley, UK – 8 April 2019 – Novacyt (EURONEXT GROWTH: ALNOV; AIM: NCYT), an international specialist in clinical diagnostics, today announces its molecular testing division, Primerdesign Ltd. (Primerdesign), has expanded its assay development contract with Immunexpress, Inc. (Immunexpress), a U.S.-based molecular diagnostic company with the first FDA cleared host response test for suspected sepsis patients, to further support the development of rapid diagnostic assays for the detection [...]

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International Animal Rescue q16

International Animal Rescue to use Primerdesign genesig q16 and selected assays

Paris, France and Camberley, UK – 26 February 2019 – Novacyt (EURONEXT GROWTH: ALNOV; AIM: NCYT), an international specialist in clinical diagnostics, announces that through its molecular testing subsidiary, Primerdesign, it has reached a supply agreement with International Animal Rescue. International Animal Rescue will use the Primerdesign genesig q16 real-time PCR instrument to test Orangutans, rescued in Indonesia, for a variety of diseases including plasmodium. Primerdesign will also undertake additional development work to tailor specific assays for testing Orangutans during [...]

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Primerdesign Springtime Promotion

Get some chocolate, coffee or a donation to Comic Relief on us! The long dark days of winter are finally drawing to a close, and we feel that’s a great reason to celebrate! So we’re giving away some fantastic gifts for you and your lab mates to share, to make the celebrating of spring even more enjoyable! Spend £750+ and get a Rococo Choloate Milk Chocolate Truffle Box, or a £20 Costa voucher, or a £20 donation to Comic Relief Spend £1,500+ [...]

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NEW! Molecular diagnostic tests to help transplantation and immunosuppressed patients

genesig® Real-Time PCR BKV Kit (CE), and genesig® Real-Time PCR EBV Kit (CE) The new molecular kits have been developed to provide quantitative detection of viral DNA extracted from blood plasma and urine (BKV kit), or blood plasma and whole blood (EBV kit) from immunocompromised patients. The kits have been designed to run using the Roche LightCycler® 480 II PCR instrument. Quantification Standards in the kits are calibrated against the First World Health Organization International Standards for Virus Nucleic Acid [...]

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NEW! genesig® qPCR Detection Kits for African Swine Fever Virus

Fast and accurate direction of ASFV infection in pigs, including emerging strain ASFV-SY18 African swine fever virus (ASFV) causes haemorrhagic fever in pigs that leads to high mortality rates in affected herds. Since August 2018, ASFV has caused outbreaks of the disease in large parts of China, leading to 200,000 pigs being culled to try to prevent its spread. This new outbreak has been linked to the emergence of a new strain ASFV-SY18, and the virus has recently been spreading [...]

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