IIT-D develops test to detect Omicron Current Affairs, GK & News

IIT-D develops test to detect Omicron in 90 min

Researchers from IIT Delhi’s Kusuma School of Biological Sciences have developed an RT-PCR based test, that can detect Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 in 90 minutes. Key Points The test is based on detecting specific mutations, which are present in Omicron variant while absent in other circulating variants of SARS-CoV-2. Primer sets that targeted these unique ..