Why No Two Products Are Equal…

In this blog, we take a look at technical design problems with primer/probes if not designed to the standard required. The design process is a pivotal part of the process in the manufacturing of primer/probe that will enable it to function as well as possible. Good primer design is vital in providing a successful PCR reaction and to ensure quantitative, accurate and interpretable results in your qPCR testing. There are many factors and to take into account when designing the [...]

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Primerdesign launches Coronavirus qPCR pathogen detection kit designed to detect the latest outbreak 2019-nCoV

In light of recent events unfolding in China with the outbreak of Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) spreading across to other countries with over 17,000 infected and over 550 fatalities, Primerdesign has launched one of the first qPCR pathogen kit to detect the latest strain causing a global outbreak.  The World Health Organisation (WHO) declared this outbreak a global health emergency and WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stated in a press conference “The main reason for this declaration is not what is happening [...]

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Our Master Mixes vs Competitors – Everything you need to know about our Master Mixes!

Welcome to our latest blog! If you are reading this and want to learn more about our high-quality master mixes, you have come to the right place!  Our ISO approved master mixes provide unique enzyme/buffer combinations that allow you to get the best from your testing.  Whether you are looking for a reliable and cost-effective testing process or if you require a one-step quick solution, our master mixes are developed to suit you and your testing requirements. We provide a variety of [...]

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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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