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LG Chem licenses in US firm’s diagnostic platform tech 1

LG Chem licenses in US firm’s diagnostic platform tech

December 2, 2019

LG Chem said that it has licensed in a molecular diagnostic platform technology from Kryptos Biotechnologies, a U.S. biotechnology and diagnostic firm. Kryptos’ technology, called photothermal heating, uses light to…

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Silicon Valley-based molecular diagnostics startup Kryptos raises $2.7m pre-series A

November 1, 2019

The latest round adds to Kryptos Biotechnologies’ $2.6 million early-stage funding from angel investors and companies including LG Chem and BAPartners.

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Heating and cooling with light leads to ultrafast DNA diagnostics

July 31, 2015

New technology developed by UC Berkeley bioengineers promises to make a workhorse lab tool cheaper, more portable and many times faster by accelerating the heating and cooling of genetic samples…

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Ultrafast photonic PCR

July 31, 2015

A team in the USA has realized an ultrafast polymerase chain reaction (PCR) method that uses plasmonic photothermal heating. The PCR is a powerful technique that is widely used in…

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