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Webinar: A Novel Method of Studying DNA Damage

Date:  Tuesday 30 September, 2014

16:00 - 16:30 CET
15:00 - 15:30 BST
07:00 - 07:30 PDT
10:00 - 10:30 EDT

Oxidative DNA damage is important in many tissue injuries and toxic mechanisms. Learn about novel flow and slide methods for its detection utilising a novel 
8-oxoguanine binding protein.

Nucleic acids are easily oxidised by free radicals and oxidative DNA damage is involved in many forms of cellular injury such as sun-burn, toxicity, inflammation, aging and many chronic diseases. The importance of monitoring oxidative DNA damage is clear, but previous methods for detecting it have been laborious and have so slowed the development of this field. 

In this free webinar, EKF Diagnostics will present a novel sensitive, specific and convenient method for detecting and monitoring oxidative DNA damage - the EKF Diagnostics OxyDNA Test. 

Applicable to both flow and slide procedures, the EKF Diagnostics oxyDNA Test utilises a fluorescent binding protein highly specific for DNA containing 8-oxoguanine, a DNA adduct specific for oxidative / free radical damage and which is strongly associated with base mis-pairing and increased levels of mutagenesis and carcinogenesis. 

This webinar will be of interest to anyone working the field of DNA damage or genotoxicity, but data will be particularly presented on: 

• Skin care 
• Fertility monitoring 
• Toxicology 
• Radiation biology 
• Diabetes

Take away

Improved detection and evaluation of DNA damage utilising a simple, sensitive, well validated procedure.We look forward to sharing this data with you.


Martin Shaw, Customer Support Manager, EKF Diagnostics

Martin, has had many years experience in the development and application of novel laboratory tests and biomarkers in the laboratory medicine and pharmaceutical research industries. He has participated in industry consortia on biomarker qualification, lectured at many congresses and published peer-reviewed articles on the application of biomarkers in pharmaceutical research. Martin combines knowledge of the basic science of biomarkers and their practical applications.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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