Neil Mermelstein

Neil H. Mermelstein

New sample preparation technologies are being developed to enable more rapid, accurate, efficient, versatile, and standardized extraction and purification of biomolecules for subsequent analysis. Two relatively recent techniques for extraction and purification of DNA, RNA, nucleic acids, proteins, lipids, and other biomolecules from a variety of types of samples have been developed, and instruments using these techniques are in various stages of being commercialized.  

Researcher places a specially designed tube containing a sample into the pressure chamber of Pressure BioSciences Inc.’s Barocycler instrument. Pressure cycling breaks cells and tissues and releases cell contents such as proteins and DNA for subsequent analysis.Pressure Cycling Technolog…

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IFT Fellow
Editor Emeritus of Food Technology
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Neil Mermelstein