-- FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE --
Elkhart, Indiana (October 16th, 2017) -- Agdia, Inc., a leading provider of easy-to-use test kits for agricultural diagnostics, announces commercialization of a new ImmunoStrip® for detection of DMO protein expressed in Genuity® Roundup Ready™ 2 Xtend™ soybeans.
The DMO ImmunoStrip was specifically developed and validated for trait confirmation testing of seed lots using either individual seed or leaf material. The ImmunoStrip may also be used for testing bulk grain samples with a detection limit of 1 transgenic DMO seed in 400 negative seeds (0.25 %).
ImmunoStrips are based on lateral flow technology which provides a convenient, easy to use, and field-deployable testing format. Results are available in 5 to 10 minutes depending on the sample matrix being tested.
Agdia is a world-leader in developing and marketing agricultural diagnostics. The DMO ImmunoStrip is ready for immediate sale and complements Agdia’s comprehensive portfolio of validated, easy-to-use ImmunoStrips for identifying transgenic traits.
For more than 35 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 website, www.agdia.com.
ImmunoStrip® is a Registered Trademark of Agdia, Inc.
Genuity® Roundup Ready™ 2 Xtend™ are Trademarks of Monsanto Company.