Daily Archives: August 3, 2011

IntegenX and Promega Ink RapidHIT™ Human Identification System Reagent Supply Agreement


PLEASANTON, Calif. & MADISON, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–IntegenX Inc. and Promega Corporation today announced that commercial deliveries of RapidHIT™ 200 Human Identification Systems will include Promega’s nucleic acid purification and short tandem repeat (STR) amplification reagents. Promega’s established STR chemistry will enable users of the automated, self-contained RapidHIT System to produce DNA profiles for human identification from mouth swabs and other human samples in less than two hours.

New Ohio law collects DNA samples in felony arrests; 1,400 added to database in first month


The Daily Journal Ohio
COLUMBUS, Ohio — A new Ohio law requiring anyone arrested on a felony charge to submit a DNA sample has led to more than 1,400 individuals being added to a state DNA database.