AMSBIO announces iMatrix recombinant Laminin-511 E8 fragments, an innovative cell culture matrix compatible with a wide variety of cell types, and exceptionally well suited for pluripotent stem cells.
Laminin-511 is a major component of the basement membrane, which is expressed in early development of the embryo and can be used as a matrix for pluripotent (ES/iPS) stem cells, as it binds to integrin on cell surfaces....
IDEX Health & Science, LLC has announced the acquisition of thinXXS Microtechnology that will accelerate growth of its microfluidics consumables business.
Located in ZweibrÃ¼cken, Germany, thinXXS Microtechnology is a leader in the development and production of plastic microfluidic consumables serving the Life Sciences, Point of Care, and Veterinary markets....
Fast Track Diagnostics S.à.r.l., one of the leading global suppliers of syndromic real-time PCR multiplexing kits, has been partnering for several months with UgenTec NV, an innovative European medical device software company that develops artificially intelligent PCR interpretation software.
From the first of January 2018, all Fast Track Diagnostics´ kits will be available on UgenTec´s FastFinder, a fully automated real-time PCR interpretation platform. This module will allow technicians to fully automate and standardise analysis of FTD´s kits with Applied Biosystems 7500 and LightCycler® 480 PCR platforms.....
AMSBIO reports on an independent evaluation and use by I-Stem (Corbeil-Essonnes, France) of the Skeletal Muscle Differentiation kit - a cell culture media system to differentiate human stem cells into functional myotubes.
I-Stem was formed in 2005 through a collaboration between Inserm, the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research, and AFM-Telethon the French Association against Myopathies. I-Stem is the largest French laboratory for research and development dedicated to human pluripotent stem cells....
AMSBIO has introduced a range of purified cancer exosome samples to help researchers study the role of exosomes in cancer development and metastasis.
By targeted filtration of patient serum using a specific binding method removes protein contaminant to isolate exosome at 95% high purity. Using this proprietary filtration method, the purified tumor exosome does not contain any polymer or detergent (SDS, NP-40 or Triton). The purified tumor exosome can be used for RNA or protein analysis techniques such as qRT-PCR, microarray and mass spectrometry....
AMSBIO offer a wide range of products for IDO pathway research, including cell lines, assay kits and active proteins to be used in IDO pathway research (IDO1, IDO2 and TDO genes).
Immune evasion is one of the identifying hallmarks of cancer, and researchers worldwide are trying to identify the complex mechanisms that enable cancer cells to evade the hostâ€™s immune system. Cancer cells use the indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase (IDO) pathway to suppress the hostâ€™s immune response in order to facilitate survival, growth, invasion, and metastasis of malignant cells....
AMSBIO has announced the launch of its new cfPureâ„¢ Cell Free DNA Purification Kit for scalable and automation-friendly isolation of circulating cell-free DNA (cfDNA) from patient serum or plasma samples.
Circulating cfDNA is normally comprised of DNA fragments from healthy cells.Â However, apoptotic cells, necrotic cells, cancer cells, and intact cells all release cfDNA into the bloodstream. In addition, fetal cfDNA can be isolated from peripheral maternal blood. The utility and value of using cfDNA from serum and plasma for non-invasive molecular diagnostics...
Scientific Industries have developed the Rotator Genieâ„¢ as an ideal "All Weather" rotary shaker as it is designed for both cold room and incubator use.
This laboratory mixer is designed to provide variable speed liquid mixing in a compact, durable and user-friendly unit. And the rotary shaker's compact footprint will fit into most incubators allowing for controlled environment mixing....
When you need a gel imaging system which will enable you to capture images of DNA gels, protein gels and western blots you could be faced having to invest in an expensive system if you are looking for versatility and performance.
With an Omega Lum G Gel Documentation system that is no longer the case.
What will surprise most people is the incredible low cost for such a high specification system. The Omega Lum G is the ideal package for those looking for a gel and western blot imaging documentation system. It comes complete with everything you need. Simply unpack it to get started capturing images of your gels and blots quickly....
INTEGRA announces a new generation version of its popular VOYAGER pipette range that features unique motorized tip spacing technology.
At the push of a button, VOYAGER II pipettes allow you to expand tip spacing anywhere between 4.5 mm and 33 mm (depending on the model). This enables rapid and optimised multichannel pipetting between microplates, tube racks and gel boxes of different sizes and formats.Â The VOYAGER II pipette incorporates a new 135-degree rotatable body enabling users to always hold the pipette in a comfortable working position. Additionally, the reduced...
Who is expanding globally in the gel documentation market?
Aplegen gel documentation systems are now available in over 40 countries. This rapid growth is being led by an expanding network of distributors around the globe who have all seen the major advantages of the Aplegen products over other gel documentation systems. Aplegen gel documentation systems are cleverly designed and all have impressive specifications.
Who is becoming the fastest growing gel documentation company?
Yet another successful installation of an Aplegen gel documentation system. The Omega Lum C is fast becoming the system of choice by scientists around the world for the imaging of gel and chemiluminescent blots. Dr. James Tollervey and his team at Aelan Cell Technologies in San Francisco have recently installed an Omega Lum C in their laboratory....
Herolab, the German manufacturer of equipment for life science, have upgraded the ChemoLum multi-imaging system which guarantees excellent results for chemiluminescence as well as fluorescence applications. The major advance has been the introduction of a new high quality f0.95 lens which has enabled the overall size of the system to be reduced....
The best Taq DNA Polymerase on the market at special offer price
Vivantis Technologies take pride in being the one stop solution to the scientific community in molecular biology research, providing an extensive selection of products to ensure customer needs are met. One of the companyâ€™s leading products it offers is Taq DNA Polymerase. Taq DNA Polymerase is one of the most important components in Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR). It has become the standard reagent for the PCR reaction....
See the latest advances in fluorescent cell analysis from Eikonix
The Countstar Fluorescence Cell Analyser offers a number of key advantages over existing technologies. It has some significant differences from other cell analysis devices and out-performs many others on the market.The combination of bright-field illumination with up to 5X magnification, 4 fluorescence excitation wavelengths and 5 emission wavelength filters give the system a very wide and flexible choice of sample options....
A complete range of UV Products - lamps, transilluminators, crosslinkers, workstations
Herolab GmbH LaborgerÃ¤te of Wiesloch in Germany manufactures products for Life Science research, diagnostics and production. For the past 36 years the Company has produced a range of exciting products. Alongside the well-known centrifuge and gel documentation ranges is also the UV products division. The UV products division has a number of key products that are used in life science and general laboratories as well as for industrial applications....
This more powerful tool will now give you more promising results and yield in your DNA amplification work even cheaper.
Vivantis is pleased to announce the new 2X At Taq Master Mix (Hot Start). For a limited time there is a 20% off introductory offer. This more powerful tool will now give you more promising results and yield in your DNA amplification work. The 2X At Taq Master Mix is an optimised ready-to-use 2X concentrated DNA amplification mixture containing At Taq DNA Polymerase, reaction buffer, dNTPs, and MgCl2. At Taq DNA polymerase is a complex of specific anti-Taq monoclonal antibody with...
Want to see the biggest surprise in gel and blot imaging?
The Omega Lum G from Aplegen is the ideal package for those looking for a gel and western blot imaging documentation system. It comes complete with everything you need. Simply unpack it to get started capturing images of your gels and blots quickly. What will also surprise most people is the incredible low cost for such a high specification system.
The Omega Lum G from Aplegen is rapidly growing into the gel and western blot imaging documentation system of choice for many people. Installations are growing across Europe as more and more researchers learn about the high performance and yet low cost for this very popular system.
As with all Aplegen systems it is powered by the intelligent SmartCapture Technology which simplifies imaging to the point where the user just has to pick an application and the image is automatically captured with the optimum exposure. This automatically controlled system even takes care of filter selection and focusing.Â Within seconds the user will have a high quality publication quality image at the click of a button....
Gel Company celebrates 20 years of serving the life science market. Founded in 1995, Gel Company, based in San Francisco, develops manufactures, and supplies low cost products to the life science research community.
The company has set its goal to provide innovative, high quality products with an efficient, friendly service. The aim of Gel Company is to offer all its products at competitive prices. The focus is to develop, manufacture and supply innovative tools for proteomics, genomics, cell biology, liquid handling and microarray applications to scientists around the world.
An exiciting new imaging system can be used for gel, multicolour R, G, B and chemiluminescence.
Eikonix, the Cambridge based gel documentation experts, are pleased to announce the introduction of the Omega Lum W analysis system. This exciting new product can be used for gel, multicolour R, G, B and chemiluminescent imaging and brings performance and features at a price which is now affordable to a much wider market. This small footprint system breaks the mould of the older traditional heavy and cumbersome gel documentation systems by utilising some innovative design work and incorporating an integral tablet for control....
The HeroDoc Plus ticks all the boxes for gel documentation
The HeroDoc Plus from Herolab is a new addition to the gel documentation range of products on offer from the company. This time Herolab have focussed on the entry level end of the market with a compact system for the imaging for gels and blots. Pricing is always important at this end of the market and so Herolab have cleverly configured the product to fit within the limits of most typical budgets....
Eikonix, the scientific digital imaging specialists, are pleased to announce they will be distributing the Nanohybrids range of silica-coated gold nanorods in the UK.
NanoHybrids harness the power of nanotechnology and molecular targeting to enable improved and non-invasive detection of diseased tissue. The products are highly monodisperse gold nanoparticles provide exceptional signal strength and high thermodynamic stability, and are suitable for functionalisation and antibody conjugation.
The Institut Curie (Paris, France), a world leader in oncology research, hasÂ reported how it has standardised on using MEDIACLAVE media preparation and MEDIAJET automated petri dish filling systems from INTEGRA Biosciences to prepare its petri dishes.Â
Research work at the Institut Curie requires petri dishes for a wide range of applications including growing bacteria, yeasts and moulds, making it necessary to regularly produce 10 to 12 different types of media in varying quantities (from one to several litres). The assurance of reliable, high throughput production of these petri dishes, free of any contamination, is critical to ongoing research work. Fatima Dekmous, Departmental Head of the Wash facility at Institut Curie commented...
Following on from the successful launch of subsidiaries in France, the UK and the USA - INTEGRA Biosciences has announced the opening in January 2015 of a new organisation based in Konstanz, Germany.
Leveraging an existing knowledgeable local sales and service team â€“ INTEGRA Biosciences Deutschland GmbH was set up to market and provide top quality local support for the companyâ€™s innovative laboratory tools for liquid handling, media preparation, sterilisation and cell cultivation. Jan MÃ¼ller, General Manager of INTEGRA Biosciences Deutschland GmbH, commented: â€œWe are very happy to announce the opening of this...
As an established and major sponsor of the Filtration Societyâ€™s annual international conference and exhibition, Whitehouse Scientific is proud to be helping the Society celebrate its 50th anniversary at this yearâ€™s event.
The Filtration Society 50th Anniversary Conference will take place on 13-14 November 2014 at the Riverside Innovation Centre, Chester, UK.Â With a confirmed line up of international speakers drawn from industry and academia, as well as a well-supported trade exhibition, the organisers are expecting to welcome conference participants from around the world. The Filtration Society was formed in London in 1964 and has the objectives of...
UK-based contract research organisation Onyx Scientific is set to make a significant investment into continuous flow manufacturing to allow its customers to explore alternatives duringÂ product research and development programs.
TheÂ chemistry specialist, whichÂ Â excels in pre-clinical development projects, has decided to adopt a moreÂ novel approach to manufacturing API inÂ a bid to overcome the oftenÂ time-consuming and costly process of batch manufacturing. Denise Bowser, commercial director at Onyx Scientific, said: â€œThe move toÂ continuous flow manufacturing has been seen by a handful of companies in the sector to date so we feel that we are very much at the forefront of technological advances when it comes to...
Lab M has launched Listeria Express Enrichment (LEE) Broth, a new addition to the companyâ€™s extensive range of media for the detection and isolation of Listeria.Â
Developed to give improved growth rates of Listeria over traditional selective enrichment media, LEE Broth enhances the expression of target antigens for most commercially available immunological test methods whilst maintaining suppression of non-target organisms.
The UniVesselÂ® SU is a stirred tank single-use bioreactor. It combines the proven, scalable design of glass bioreactors and the fast turnaround of single-use systems.
UniVesselÂ® SU is compatible with your controller and can be used interchangeably with glass vessels to help you efficiently manage peak workloads despite challenging timelines. The broad range of accessories, such as a heating | cooling jacket, heating blanket, pressure relief unit and dedicated motor adaptors, enables you to connect the UniVesselÂ® SU culture vessel to virtually any brand of bioreactor controller that you already use....
Agar Scientific, a leading supplier of microscopy accessories and consumables, announces that Kleindiek Nanotechnik's micro-manipulation, nano-positioning and probing tools are now available for use in most benchtop scanning electron microscopes
Agar Scientific have been serving microscopists with the supply of accessories and consumables for more than forty years. Together with Kleindiek Nanotechnik, Agar supplies a range of micro-manipulation, nano-positioning and probing systems for users in academic research and industry. The latest development is the introduction of Kleindiek's micromanipulators and prober shuttles for use with benchtop SEMs...
Host of new Bibby Scientific products heading for ACHEMA 2012
May 29, 2012Bibby Scientific is the home of four famous brands - Jenway, Stuart, Techne and Electrothermal, all with reputations for product quality and exceptional performance. At Achema 2012 Bibby Scientific will be showcasing a multitude of new products. The Jenway spotlight will be focussed on the new Genova Plus - aÂ spectrophotometer dedicated to life science analysis, the new Genova Nano - Jenway's first ever micro-volume spectrophotometer and the 6850 - a variable spectral bandwidth double beam spectrophotometer...
Lab Mâ€™s Captivate accelerates the isolation of increasingly important strains of E .coli
May 20, 2012Lab M is adding to its range of CaptivateTM antibody coated paramagnetic particles for the specific immunomagnetic separation (IMS) of micro-organisms.Â The range currently encompasses products for E. coli O103, E. coli O111, E. coli O145, E. coli O157:H7, E. coli O26, and common serotypes of Salmonella. It is being extended to also include E. coli strains O121, O45, O91. This extended range will cover all â€˜The Big Six' strains of non-O157 Shiga-toxin producing E. coli (STECs) now highlighted by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) as unacceptable in raw beef products E.coli strains O26, O103, O45, O111, O121 and O145...
New degree will deliver scientists to tackle links between diet and disease
Jan 11, 2012A new University of Aberdeen degree is set to deliver a fresh breed of scientists to address the links between diet and diseases including cancer, diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Nutri-genomics is an emerging area of scientific research which looks at the relationship between what we eat, disease and our own individual genetic make-up...
Sistemic presents the solution for broader stem cell therapy at AUSBiotech 2011
Oct 18, 2011Verna McErlane, Director of Commercial Operations for miRNA specialist Sistemic, is attending AUSBiotech 2011 in Adelaide, South Australia, 16-19 October. At this event she presented a talk entitled â€˜The Challenges of Advancing Stem Cell Therapies into the clinic; a Characterisation Perspective'. The presentation formed part of the â€˜Human Health - Clever cell culture for the innovation of biologics' session on 18 October...
Vacuum Expo 2011 will open its doors on October 18 & 19 at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry
Jul 12, 2011Vacuum Expo provides a sizeable and comprehensive exhibition that involves industry leaders presenting new ideas. Delivered with a passion for vacuum technology, Vacuum Expo's remit is to provide a meeting place for users of vacuum technologies and to be a venue for education and training in the use and measurement of vacuum in general industry, in science and manufacturing. It embraces industry needs and challenges for vacuum coating in emerging sectors such as in photovoltaics and LED manufacture and in optical thin films...
Video Demonstrates How Easy DLS Has Become
Jun 23, 2011A new video from Avid Nano demonstrates how easy making precise DLS measurements has become using their W130i dynamic light scattering system with patent pending 5Âµl BladeCellTM disposable cuvettes...
Genevac and Dionex sign worldwide distribution agreement
May 4, 2011Genevac Ltd (Ipswich, UK), the solvent evaporation business of SP Industries Inc (Warminster, PA) has entered into an OEM agreement with ion chromatography (IC) specialist Dionex Corp (Sunnyvale, CA), which sees the Genevac RocketTM high speed evaporator being sold as part of Dionex accelerated solvent extraction (ASEÂ®) instruments...
Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches ARL PERFORMâ€™X XRF for Advanced Materials Characterization
Apr 13, 2011Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science,has announced the new Thermo Scientific ARL PERFORM'X X-ray fluorescence (XRF) spectrometer for advanced materials characterization. The ARL PERFORM'X integrates bulk elemental analysis capabilities with mapping and small spot analysis to create a solution that offers unmatched versatility and performance for the analysis of any solid or liquid sample...
Morphologi G3 with Raman microprobe helps identify particulate contaminants
Mar 25, 2011A new application note describing â€˜Raman chemical identification of contaminant particlesâ€™ is now available on the Malvern Instruments website. It highlights the ability of the companyâ€™s Morphologi G3 equipped with Raman microprobe accessory to target particulate impurities, an area of considerable interest to manufacturers of complex, high value products where control of particle size and shape is crucial...
New Phenomenex GC Seal is Stable at High Temperatures and Easy to Install
Mar 23, 2011Phenomenex Inc., a global leader in the research and manufacture of advanced technologies for the separation sciences, introduces Easy Seal, an advanced seal for GC columns that addresses common problems with installation and reliability. The new accessory is constructed of a proprietary gold-plated alloy that is softer than widely used stainless steel and can be installed without extraordinary pressure...
New Programmable Hot Plates & Stirring Hot Plates
Mar 21, 2011Torrey Pines Scientific announces its new EchoTherm Programmable Hot Plates and Digital Stirring Hot Plates for use with large samples in chemical, pharmaceutical, environmental, biochemical, electronic and other laboratories where temperature accuracy, accurate temperature profiles, ease of use, and reproducible sample preparations are a must...
Red Hot Award for Contribution to Hypoxia Research
Mar 17, 2011Dr Janine Erler, from The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR), has clinched the pioneer category of the Red's Hot Women Awards, celebrating her significant contribution to the existing body of knowledge on hypoxic tumour cell research. With the help of a hypoxia workstation...
Sage-N Research and Nonlinear Dynamics Sign Co-Marketing Agreement to provide Complete Workflow Solutions to High End Proteomics Labs
Mar 17, 2011Sage-N Research Inc. (Sage-N), the world leader in computational proteomics,Â have announced a co-marketing agreement with Nonlinear Dynamics who are renowned developers of proteomics software. The collaboration will see Sage-N Research co-market Nonlinear Dynamics' Progenesis LC-MS label-free quantification software alongside its SORCERER proteomics platform. The scientific capabilities of both companies are a natural compliment and the combined offering will facilitate continued progression in the global field of proteomics...
Copley Scientific delivers eight further dissolution testers to thriving Melbourn Scientific
Mar 10, 2011Copley Scientific has delivered a multiple order of eight tablet dissolution testers to Melbourn Scientific as the contract research organisation extends its testing capabilities in response to increasing client demand. The eight DIS6000 systems, one of the most compact dissolution testers available, have been installed and commissioned with full support from the Copley Scientific team who completed installation and operation qualification (IQ/OQ) on site...
Markes International to preview CIA Advantage for the VOC analysis of air sampled using canisters at PittCon 2011
Mar 8, 2011Markes International (Llantrisant, UK) has announced that it will preview a new thermal desorption instrument, the CIA AdvantageTM, at PittCon 2011. The CIA Advantage will be an invaluable tool for analytical chemists who measure VOCs in air samples using canisters, such as US EPA Method TO-15 and other methods involving an extended range of such pollutants, and who want increased work-flow productivity and flexibility. This, coupled with the additional functionality of sorbent tube analysis, will make the CIA Advantage a unique instrument in its field...
Phenom, worldâ€™s fastest Desktop Scanning Electron Microscope takes your imaging performance to a higher level
Mar 1, 2011Phenom-World helps you to stay competitive in a world where critical dimensions are continuously getting smaller with the new generation PhenomTM G2 desktop scanning electron microscope (SEM). The Phenom G2 offers direct access to the high-resolution and high-quality imaging necessary in a large variety of applications. It is an affordable solution that enables engineers, technicians, researchers and educational professionals to visualize micron and submicron structures.
Teem Photonics chooses PIâ€™s NanoCube for 3D structuring applications
Feb 27, 2011Teem Photonics, France, a world leader in passively Q-switched microchip lasers, has chosen PI's P-611 NanoCubeÂ® piezo stage - a high-precision, multi-axis piezo nanopositioning system - for its new ÂµFab3D microfabrication system. Typically used in microfluidics, cell biology and the manufacture of photonic crystal structures in micro-optics, the ÂµFab3D system uses two-photon absorption to produce 3D polymer, protein, metal or other biomaterials microstructures...
NEW Merlin High Performance Rotational Viscometer
Feb 27, 2011The MERLIN Viscometer is a high performance rotational viscometer capable of both steady shear and yield stress testing in a rugged, compact size footprint. Designed for performing both routine rheological tests such as single point viscosity checks for QC, to complex rheological evaluation for R&D, the MERLIN Viscometer is ideal for investigating the mixing, stirring, and process flow characteristics of fluid systems...
OGT expands CytoSure aCGH product range
Feb 23, 2011Oxford Gene Technology (OGT), provider of innovative clinical genetics and diagnostic solutions to advance molecular medicine, has expanded its CytoSureTM product range to include high-throughput genomic DNA labelling kits and sample tracking spike-ins. These new products will further streamline workflow and minimise sample tracking errors when performing array comparative genomic hybridisation (aCGH).
Enhanced Method for Monitoring Hydroxymethylfurfural Levels in Food and Biomass
Feb 10, 2011Dionex is proud to announce a new high-performance anion-exchange chromatography with pulsed amperometric detection (HPAE-PAD)-based method for the determination of hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) in samples ranging from food (honey and pancake syrup) to treated biomass (corn stover and wood hydrolysate). Application Note 270: Determination of Hydroxymethylfurfural in Honey and Biomass demonstrates that this method has a broad linear range, high precisions, and low detection limits. This system configuration requires only addition of deionized water for continuous operation
Ion chromatography and voltammetry to determine chromium (VI)
Feb 10, 2011High levels of toxic chromium(VI) in environmental samples have recently stirred up public attention in the US to focus on the impact of industrial pollution on humans and the environment. With ion chromatography and voltammetry, Metrohm provides state-of-the-art analytical techniques as well as the required instrumentation to help authorities to get a better picture of the hazards to public health.
Seward moves to larger premises to double production capabilities
Feb 8, 2011Seward Ltd, manufacturer and developer of the world leading, patented StomacherÂ® Laboratory Paddle Blender range for over 40 years, has moved to new premises within Worthing, UK. The new building, which is wholly owned by Seward, represents a significant investment by the company following the securing of a NatWest/RBS Manufacturing Fund to ensure a doubling of manufacturing and storage facilities.
Taking good care of your images
Jan 25, 2011Olympus has today announced the release of its Database Solution module for the cellSens Dimension software suite. The module will simplify user workflow management, making it easier to capture, process and securely store images along with a variety of searchable and customisable metadata. With the ability to act as a client-server platform, indexed files and data can be shared across a network, with access and modification rights secured by password protection
CHN/O/S Analyzer for Wide Ranging Sample Types
Jan 24, 2011The Model 440 Elemental Analyzer from Exeter Analytical Inc. is capable of precisely analyzing the widest range of sample types - quickly, easily and reliably. The Model 440 offers a wide linear range and is capable of routinely analyzing almost any sample type including organic compounds, pharmaceuticals, petrochemicals, polymers, refractory, environmental or natural materials (soil, plants or insects).
SPE Methods Development Made Easy
Jan 16, 2011Porvair Sciences has introduced a version of its popular MicroluteTM Solid Phase Extraction (SPE) microplate which provides a wide assortment of phase chemistries and sorbent loadings in a single plate making it ideally suited for method development. The mix of phase chemistries and sorbent loadings available in the Development MicroluteTM allows you to simply and rapidly screen for the optimal retention and selectivity required to achieve your sample preparation objectives.
Thermo Fisher Scientific to Showcase Unique Ability to Assess Sepsis Risk with Clinical Biomarker B.R.A.H.M.S Procalcitonin at SCCM 2011
Jan 12, 2011Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it will showcase its clinical assay for Procalcitonin (PCT), which aids in the risk assessment of critically ill patients with sepsis, at the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM) 40th Critical Care Conference 2011. PCT is a protein biomarker that can be detected in human serum and plasma in cases of severe sepsis and septic shock. The Thermo Scientific B.R.A.H.M.S PCT assay enables rapid and accurate risk assessment of the condition, which is of particular benefit to intensive care units in hospitals.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Develops Method to Detect Dangerous Carbonyl Compounds
Jan 9, 2011Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced that it has developed a powerful method for the trace-level analysis of carbonyl compounds in a wide range of matrices. Carbonyl compounds, hazardous pollutants released from diverse sources including motor vehicles and industrial emissions, have been shown to have adverse effects on human health. This new UHPLC/UV method enables the separation, detection and quantitation of parts per billion (ppb) concentrations of low molecular weight carbonyls in complex samples, safeguarding human health and ensuring compliance with industry regulations
TTP LabTech to connect at Lab Automation 2011
Dec 23, 2010At Laboratory Automation 2011 in Palm Springs (Jan 29 - Feb 2), TTP LabTech will present a range of posters covering its complete product range, including two demonstrating the novel applications of its LAB2LAB automated sample transport and management system and its mosquitoÂ® nanoliter liquid handler.
Ideal controls for PCR, RNA microarray & antibody array studies
Dec 21, 2010The AMSBIO range of Universal Reference Products (RNA, cDNA and Protein Lysate) has been expanded to include standards for studies involving humans as well as for animal species including Monkey, Dog, Mouse, Rat, and Chicken. These products provide ideal controls for high throughput PCR, RNA microarray and antibody array studies
Tecan Infinite 200 PRO offers environmental control for cell-based applications
Dec 16, 2010Tecan has launched a Gas Control Module (GCM) for its Infinite 200 PRO multimode microplate reader, creating one of the most comprehensive solutions on the market for cell-based assays. Variations in environmental conditions can lead to inconsistent and unreliable data for cell-based optical studies, due changes in the pH and color of the media during incubation.
Highly Dynamic Temperature Control Systems
Dec 13, 2010JULABO's product series â€žPresto PLUS" offers highly dynamic temperature control systems for demanding, external temperature control. â€žPresto PLUS" systems are used primarily for the temperature control of jacketed reaction vessels, autoclaves and reactor systems.
POC CPA compliant clinical chemistry and haematology assured by Pentra SAfe solution
Nov 29, 2010HORIBA Medical's Pentra SAfe secure access solution for remote analysis is now available for both the ABX Pentra 400 clinical chemistry analyser and ABX Pentra 80 haematology analyser - both ideal for remote â€˜hot lab' locations. The Pentra SAfe solution provides remote Point-of-Care (POC) managers full, secure access to all software on these analysers as if they were standing in front of them
PRECOS Secures Multi Year Global Service Agreement with Leading Pharmaceutical Company
Nov 26, 2010Preclinical Oncology Services Limited (PRECOS), a leading pre-clinical research and development service provider with a specific focus on oncology, has signed a significant service agreement with a leading global pharmaceutical company Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. (Janssen). The global contract will see PRECOS provide clinical tumour material, tumour model development, target validation and drug efficacy work to support Janssen's oncology drug discovery, development and biomarker programmes.
Experience Constant Contamination Control (C3)
Nov 21, 2010NuAire's CO2 AutoFlow Incubators offer the highest level of performance and dependability for optimum growth conditions; designed with the most advanced features available for cell culture research and laboratory work.
Explaining molecular sizing using GPC/SEC
Nov 21, 2010For many applications that include the use of biologically important molecules, such as proteins or polysaccharides, molecular size is an important parameter but its accurate measurement can be challenging. A new application note from Malvern Instruments describes the use of triple detection gel permeation/ size exclusion chromatography (GPC/SEC) using the VIscotek TDAmax system for this purpose.
CEVEC Pharmaceuticals Opens US Subsidiary
Nov 17, 2010CEVEC Pharmaceuticals , the developer of a novel human protein expression system derived from amniocytes, announced today the US expansion of it's business by founding a North American subsidiary, CEVEC Pharmaceuticals, Inc., in Potomac, Maryland, USA. Located close to Washington DC and amidst the Northeast US Bioscience Corridor, the incorporation of the new site reflects CEVEC ambition to better serve the growing US market.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Centrifuge for Large-volume Blood Banking and Bioprocessing
Nov 16, 2010Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the new Thermo Scientific Sorvall RC 12BP Plus Centrifuge, a large-capacity, high-throughput floor standing centrifuge for blood banking and bioprocessing applications. With a maximum capacity of 12 L, the centrifuge can process up to 12 blood bag systems (up to 500 mL) or six 2000 mL Thermo Scientific Nalgene bio-bottles.
New Manual Thermal Plate Sealer from Porvair Sciences
Nov 12, 2010Porvair Sciences has announced the MicroSeal - a new budget priced manual microplate heat sealer that offers great performance. Designed to meet the needs of low to medium throughput laboratories for microplate sealing the MicroSeal is compact and easy-to-use. An ergonomic pull down mechanism makes single action heat sealing of a wide range of plates quick and simple.
Peptide Synthesis Webinar Series Introduces Second Installment: Synthesis of Difficult Peptide Sequences
Oct 26, 2010Biotage (STO: BIOT), a leading supplier of tools and technology for medicinal and analytical chemistry, announced the second installment in its series of webinars focusing on peptide synthesis. The free events are in part a result of the research collaboration with Professor Knud J. Jensen at the Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Copenhagen, in developing new applications on the Biotage Syro WaveTM Parallel Peptide Synthesizer in the field of synthetic peptide and protein chemistry.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Announces Reliable Method for Rapid and Accurate Analysis of Trace Elements in Honey
Oct 22, 2010Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced a new robust, reliable method for analysis of trace elements in honey by atomic absorption. The Thermo Scientific iCE 3500 atomic absorption spectrometer offers a unique dual atomizer design which allows automatic, efficient and safe switching between flame and graphite furnace analyses without the need for user intervention or alignment adjustment.
SAW Instruments make a noise in biological detection
Oct 11, 2010SAW Instruments GmbH has launched its unique sam5 biosensor instrument for advanced real-time biomolecular interaction and kinetic studies, at Biotechnica, Hannover, 5-7 October. The sam5 is a peerless biosensor utilising Surface Acoustic Wave technology for the label-free detection of real-time binding and structural events.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Launches Interactive Clean Sample Container Product Brochure
Oct 8, 2010Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, announces the launch of the online, fully-interactive version of its EP Scientific Products Catalog. As leading suppliers of clean sample containers for environmental and critical environment sampling EP Scientific cleans, packages and certifies its sample collection and storage containers in accordance with the EPA's regulatory guidelines.
Buy British For A Greener, More Efficient Laboratory
Oct 7, 2010Choosing British designed and manufactured products will always be viewed as a better choice, especially for UK based companies and this certainly applies to the UK laboratory and life science sectors. Furthermore, when the environmental benefits, based on the increasingly important energy-efficiency comparisons are taken into account, the reasons for choosing British products become even more compelling
2010 mHealth Summit Announces New Speakers
Sep 16, 2010The 2010 mHealth Summit, the must-attend event for all interested in the implementation of mobile technology to advance improved health outcomes, is today announcing newly confirmed speakers who will contribute to the cross-sectoral dialogue during the Summit's three-day conference program.
Rock & Mineral FTIR Diffuse Reflectance Spectral Libraries
Sep 10, 2010A2 Technologies' has announced the availability of two new diffuse reflectance mid-infrared spectral libraries of rocks and minerals further extending the utility of their innovative Exoscan and FlexScan handheld FTIR analyzers for geoscience applications.
Lord Lieutenant presents 2010 Queenâ€™s Award to Malvern Instruments
Sep 6, 2010Sir Michael Brinton, the Lord Lieutenant* of Worcestershire, today formally presented the 2010 Queen's Award for Enterprise in Innovation to materials characterization company Malvern Instruments in a ceremony held at its UK headquarters and attended by employees from all parts of the organisation.
Pharma webinar attracts global audience
Jun 30, 2010A free webinar discussing equipment use in explosive atmospheres and hosted by Chair of IChemEâ€™s Pharma Subject Group, Keith Plumb attracted an international line-up of participants last week.
Applying Automation to Next Generation Sequencing Sample Prep
Jun 17, 2010Agilent Automation Solutions has announced that it has posted a recording webinar 'Solutions for Applying Automation to Next-Generation Sequencing Sample Prep' online to enable scientists who missed the event to review the presented information.
French Healthcare Equipment Event returns to London in July 2010
Jun 2, 2010The French Trade Commission UBIFRANCE in London will present 10 innovative medical-device manufacturers at the biennial French Healthcare Equipment Event, which will take place in London on 7 July 2010. These French companies will meet senior purchasing managers from the NHS and seek to establish partnerships with distributors to supply their innovative products on the British market.
Syrrisâ€™ global after sales support service receives acclaim
Apr 21, 2010Leading chemistry product innovator, Syrris is providing customers with a dedicated and experienced global Customer Support department and support engineers across the world. Syrris' support contracts have proven to be popular with options such as two day call out time, free replacement of faulty parts, repair on site, free software upgrades (to latest releases) and annual service site visits.
Optibrium Showcases StarVue at ACS Spring 2010
Feb 19, 2010Optibrium, a provider of software solutions for drug discovery, will be showcasing StarVueTM on booth #121 at 2010 Spring ACS National Meeting and Exposition, March 21-25, San Francisco, CA, USA.
Cameras of the future: heart researchers create revolutionary photographic technique
Feb 16, 2010Scientists funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council and the British Heart Foundation at the University of Oxford have developed a revolutionary way of capturing a high-resolution still image alongside very high- speed video - a new technology that is attractive for science, industry and consumer sectors alike.
Ion chromatographic analysis of carbohydrates in essential and non-essential foodstuffs
Dec 9, 2009This article describes a straightforward ion chromatographic method that uses isocratic elution and pulsed amperometric detection (PAD) to sensitively determine water-soluble polyols and sugar alcohols as well as mono-, di- and oligosaccharides in essential and non-essential foodstuffs. While carbohydrate determination of most foodstuffs requires only minimal sample pretreatment such as dilution and filtration, samples with interfering matrices such as protein-containing dairy products have to be dialyzed prior to injection.
Titian Software Expands US offices
Dec 9, 2009Titian Software Ltd is pleased to announce the expansion of Titian Software US Inc into new offices in Westborough, Massachusetts, USA.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces New Economy Bottles for Laboratory Use
Dec 9, 2009Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced new Thermo Scientific Nalgene Economy Bottles. These lightweight, cost-effective bottles are the quality choice for light-duty laboratory applications such as containing samples and daily working solutions like buffers and bench reagents.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Introduces Escalab 250Xi
Dec 9, 2009Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, today announced the new Thermo Scientific Escalab 250Xi X-ray photoelectron spectrometer (XPS). This fully integrated surface characterization tool is designed to meet the demands of surface engineers whether working in cutting-edge research and development of new surface chemistries or dealing with routine characterization of surfaces, thin films and coatings.
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How to Implement an Information Management System in Contract Laboratories
Sep 29, 2009Autoscribe have pleasure in inviting you to a free seminar which is taking place on 11 November 2009 at the Longbridge Innovation Centre in Birmingham, UK. The will include presentations from leading contract laboratories that have implemented a LIMS for managing both the laboratory and the business. In addition, there will be a discussion session involving further LIMS users as well as the LIMS experts from Autoscribe.
At Your Service
Aug 26, 2009LTE Scientific has been named as one of the successful companies to be placed on the recently announced NHS Framework Agreement for â€˜Maintenance of Washing and Sterilisation Equipment'.