-- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE --
Elkhart, Indiana (October 30th, 2014) -- Agdia, Inc., a leading provider of easy-to-use test kits for agricultural diagnostics, announces commercialization of a new lateral flow test strip which was developed to detect Vip3A protein expressed in transgenic corn, event MIR162.
The Vip3A ImmunoStrip was specifically developed and validated for trait confirmation testing of seed lots using either individual kernels or leaf material. The ImmunoStrip may also be used for testing bulk grain samples with a detection limit of 1 Vip3A kernel in 500 negative kernels (0.2%). All Agdia ImmunoStrips are easy to use and are rugged enough for field environments and results are available in as little as 5 minutes.
Agdia is a world-leader in developing and marketing agricultural diagnostics. The Vip3A ImmunoStrip is ready for immediate sale and complements Agdia’s comprehensive portfolio of validated, easy-to-use ImmunoStrips for identifying transgenic traits.
For 33 years Agdia has provided diagnostic solutions to the agriculture industry. Agdia offers not only diagnostics test kits, but also a plant pathogen testing services program. For more information about Agdia products and services, contact the organization at 800-622-4342 or through its web site, www.agdia.com.