Mycoplasma detection: Speed and sensitivity calls for a shift to RT-PCR-based methods

  Mycoplasma contamination of cell cultures is an alarming reality: 25% of all cultures are reported to be contaminated with Mycoplasma, and further challenges – such as the fact Mycoplasma is hard to detect with regular light microscopes – make these numbers even more urgent. Mycoplasmas are very small prokaryotes which lack a cell wall. The best option for mycoplasma-infected cell

The new akronbiotech.com ushers Akron into the future

Following an eventful week at Phacilitate’s Cell and Gene Therapy World Forum in Miami, Akron just unveiled its new website, which can be accessed at www.akronbiotech.com. The new website sports a brand new look alongside a refreshed logo, which features Akron’s recognizable image that has been updated for the new year. Since 2006, Akron gone through multiple changes, and the