KogeneBiotech is the Korea’s leading Diagnostic Kits manufacturer. The company was founded in 2000 and we have developed over 800 diagnostic kits for clinical, food safety and animal disease detection.
We, Kogene, are the first company in South Korea to be received both the Emergency Use Approval for “PowerChek™ 2019-nCoV Real-time PCR Kit” on February 4th 2020. Based on the technical know-how and experience, we had developed the SARS-CoV-2 comprehensive systems which include the confirmation test, pooling & environmental test and seasonal respiratory disease multiplex test systems.
Lately, we launched the ”PowerChek™ SARS-CoV-2 S-gene Mutation Detection Kit”, which is designed to the major variants known as UK, South Africa, Japan/Brazil, New York, California and India variants. This kit has proven effective in differentiating COVID-19 variants from samples that have been confirmed to have mutation by genomic sequencing from numerous countries including Czech Republic, Belgium, Israel, Jordan, and Japan. As such, the kit is expected to be actively utilized for the surveillance of SARS-CoV-2 variant worldwide.