Navigation Links
Caliper Life Sciences Launches LabChip(R) XT for Next Generation Sequencing Applications
Date:2/19/2010

HOPKINTON, Mass., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALP), a leading provider of tools and services for drug discovery and life sciences research, today introduced the LabChip XT, an automated nucleic acid fractionation instrument.  The solution removes a key bottleneck in the current workflow for next generation sequencing by replacing the tedious gel isolation and purification steps used for size selection of sheared genomic DNA.  The LabChip XT and its integrated software utilize a multi-channel microfluidic chip to quickly process samples independently and without the potential for cross contamination.

"The LabChip XT was developed in collaboration with leading sequencing centers and providers of next generation sequencing instrumentation and chemistries," said Kevin Hrusovsky, President and CEO, Caliper Life Sciences.  "We are confident that the LabChip XT, the first product Caliper is introducing to the sequencing market, will improve sample preparation efficiency and downstream data processing—two critical elements for next-gen sequencing. We are collaborating with our newly formed Sequencing Science Advisory Board to demonstrate these sequencing workflow improvements as well as to develop additional technology platforms in this sector."

The LabChip XT will be presented at the 2010 Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) conference, February 24 – 27 in Marco Island, Florida. For additional information on the LabChip XT or to learn more about the XT Early Access Program, please visit Caliper at AGBT or www.caliperls.com.

About Caliper Life Sciences

Caliper Life Sciences is a premier provider of cutting-edge technologies enabling researchers in the life sciences industry to create life-saving and enhancing medicines and diagnostic tests more quickly and efficiently. Caliper is aggressively innovating new technology to bridge the gap between in vitro assays and in vivo results and then translating those results into cures for human disease. Caliper's portfolio of offerings includes state-of-the-art microfluidics, lab automation & liquid handling, optical imaging technologies, and discovery & development outsourcing solutions. For more information please visit www.caliperLS.com.

Caliper and LabChip are registered trademarks of Caliper Life Sciences, Inc.

SOURCE Caliper Life Sciences, Inc.

Back to top

RELATED LINKS
http://www.caliperls.com

'/>"/>

SOURCE Caliper Life Sciences, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Caliper Life Sciences Launches Living Image(R) 4.0 Software
2. Caliper Life Sciences Expands Suite of Reagents Supporting the IVIS Family of In Vivo Imaging Systems
3. Caliper Life Sciences Launches IVIS(R) In Vivo Imaging System with X-Ray
4. Caliper Life Sciences Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results
5. Caliper Life Sciences Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results Conference Call Notice
6. Caliper Life Sciences Introduces Staccato Protein Workstation for Automated Protein Sample Preparation & Analysis
7. Caliper Life Sciences to Webcast Investor Session of Open House
8. Caliper Life Sciences Reports First Quarter 2009 Results
9. Caliper Life Sciences Announces Date and Location of its 2009 Annual Meeting of Stockholders
10. EPA Presents Initial Results from Caliper Life Sciences ToxCast Screening Effort
11. Caliper Life Sciences Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Results
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/9/2017)... ... ... At its national board meeting in North Carolina, ARCS® Foundation President ... and Astronomy, has been selected for membership in ARCS Alumni Hall of Fame ... Prize in Fundamental physics for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the universe, ...
(Date:10/7/2017)... ... October 06, 2017 , ... ... and applications consulting for microscopy and surface analysis, Nanoscience Instruments is now ... Analytical offers a broad range of contract analysis services for advanced applications. ...
(Date:10/6/2017)... ... October 06, 2017 , ... ... the healthcare and technology sector at their fourth annual Conference where founders, investors, ... inspiring speakers and the ELEVATE pitch competition showcasing early stage digital health and ...
(Date:10/5/2017)... ... 05, 2017 , ... Understanding the microbiome, the millions of bacteria that live ... You Are My Future, the newest exhibit on display at the University City Science ... condition through the lens of the gut microbiome. , Gut Love opens October ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:3/27/2017)... 2017  Catholic Health Services (CHS) has been ... (HIMSS) Analytics for achieving Stage 6 on the ... In addition, CHS previously earned a place in ... electronic medical record (EMR). "HIMSS Analytics ... EMR usage in an outpatient setting.  This recognition ...
(Date:3/24/2017)... -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of ... - Industry Forecast to 2025" report to their offering. ... The Global Biometric Vehicle ... around 15.1% over the next decade to reach approximately $1,580 million ... estimates and forecasts for all the given segments on global as ...
(Date:3/23/2017)... 2017 Research and Markets has announced the ... Trends - Industry Forecast to 2025" report to their offering. ... The Global ... of around 8.8% over the next decade to reach approximately $14.21 ... market estimates and forecasts for all the given segments on global ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):