Hyderbad, Andhra Pradesh India (PressExposure) October 23, 2007 -- BioMinds LifeSciences Pvt Ltd., Hyderabad, India, today announced the release of one of its pioneering products for researchers working on pathogen detection using qPCR in laboratories around the globe. PathoOligoDB(TM) is an extensive and carefully curated database containing a wide array of information on pathogen detection using the widely applied qPCR technique.
The product is absolutely free for academic use and currently holds curated information of bacterial, fungal and viral pathogens. As of now, PathoOligoDBTM contains about 2978 specific oligos for 1023 pathogenic genes reported in about 150 pathogenic organisms, 1200 specific sample information and 1455 enzymes from about 33 journals. Besides this, researchers will also find extensive information on relevant experimental recipes such as buffers, other chemicals and reagents, and relevant vendor information for the resources mentioned.
PathoOligoDB(TM) is equipped with an innovative algorithm to quickly search for the oligos and related resources based on search filtering specified by the user. Users can search for oligos using the pathogen name, gene symbol, assay application, oligo sequence information, PubMed ID, oligo design vendors, and types of popular detection chemistries such as: TaqManÂ®, TaqMan MGB, Molecular Beacon, SYBRÂ® Green, LNAÂ®, and FRET etc.
"According to ABRF 2007 Nucleic Acid Research Group Surveyâ, qPCR is the third most opted pathogen detection approach among researchers around the world. We have designed PathoOligoDB(TM) after understanding the importance and the demand for instant information on optimized oligos, which would save the valuable time and cost involved in manual designing of oligos.â, says Dr. Ravi Kumar, Director of BioMinds LifeSciences Pvt Ltd. He invites the researchers to submit the validated oligos data to further strengthen the database and make it available for the research community. Learn more about PathoOligoDBTM at : [http://www.pathooligodb.com]