|Simplified diagram of the structure of Hepatitis C virus|
|MBHA principle: Helicase (green) unwinds double-stranded|
DNA using ATP. Resulting in fluorescent label (blue star)
that is brought close to a quencher (grey).
The experiments described were performed using a FLUOstar Omega but other BMG LABTECH microplate readers such as the POLARstar Omega, PHERAstar FS and the CLARIOstar are compatible with this type of assay. For more information on this application and these products please visit: www.bmglabtech.com