Orange, California, January 5, 2010 – Zymo Research Corp. announced today that the company has received the 2010 Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award for Leadership in Epigenetics Product Quality.

“Frost & Sullivan proudly recognizes Zymo Research as the recipient of the 2010 North American Product Quality Leadership Award for Epigenetics. Zymo Research, a private company based in Orange, California, provides top quality products for nucleic acid purification and analysis, and the burgeoning field of epigenetics. Within these focuses, Zymo Research successfully competes with the largest of life sciences companies by constantly innovating and never compromising on quality. The company has fostered a stellar reputation amongst the research community for delivering the highest quality products that are easy to use and perform reliably. For its commitment to product quality and enabling more effective and precise research, Zymo Research is the ideal recipient of the Frost & Sullivan Product Quality Leadership Award.”

“All Product Quality Leaders share a strategy of continually updating products based on market and customer needs. While Zymo’s original EZ DNA Methylation™ kit remains one of the best-selling products on the market, the company has developed multiple updates to the original to improve features and cater to customer demands. Zymo launched the EZ DNA Methylation-Gold™ Kit to improve on processing speed, decreasing reaction time to less than three hours by consolidating steps. The EZ DNA Methylation-Direct™ Kit allows customers to perform conversion directly from cells, tissue, or blood, rather than requiring purified DNA as the input material. The EZ DNA Methylation-Startup™ Kit caters to the first-time user, providing an easy-to-use complete system for bisulfite treatment with controls and PCR amplification. Uniquely, Zymo offers the original, Gold™, and Direct™ kits in high-throughput (96-well) shallow-well or deep-well formats as many laboratories lack the instrumentation to handle deep-well formats. While other vendors only offer single column format conversion kits, by supplying a range of kits with various features, Zymo satisfies the specific needs and applications of various types of DNA methylation end-users. This obsession with product improvement has allowed Zymo to undoubtedly remain atop the market in both quality perception and market share.” Frost & Sullivan,

About Zymo Research
Zymo Research, a private company based in Orange, California, and founded in 1994, has been proudly serving the scientific community by providing proven, trusted, and state-of-the-art DNA and RNA research technologies at affordable prices. The company’s philosophy is to provide the highest quality products in the industry while ensuring they are both simple to use and robust in their performance. Although historically recognized for its innovative DNA and RNA purification technologies, Zymo Research has recently received much attention for its rapidly expanding epigenetics portfolio of products. Branding itself “The Epigenetics Company”, it is Zymo Research’s objective to develop and provide the most comprehensive set of research tools for DNA methylation analysis and epigenetics research available today.

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