Navigation Links
Seahorse Bioscience, Inc. Acquires BioProcessors Corp.
Date:3/9/2009

Market Vision, Engineering Know-how, and Smart Plastics Expertise Combine

to bring Practical Cell Technologies to the Life Sciences

N. BILLERICA, Mass., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Seahorse Bioscience, Inc., manufacturer of instruments and consumables for cell based metabolic assays today announced the acquisition of BioProcessors Corp., manufacturer of systems for optimizing biologic drug manufacturing. The two companies will be integrated and operate under the Seahorse name.

A concurrent $6MM financing included Commonwealth Capital, Oxford Bioscience, Flagship Ventures, Life Sciences Partners, FLIR Systems Inc, Healthcare Ventures, New Science Ventures and HLM Venture Partners.

Seahorse applies its expertise in engineering and biology to modernize cell-based science using "smart plastic" consumables and easy to use instruments. Its XF series instruments measure energy consumption and mitochondrial function in cells in a 24 or 96 well microplate with precision and throughput far better than any previous technology. It has enabled new insights into the metabolic deficiencies underlying many neurological diseases, obesity, diabetes, cancer and cardiovascular disease, as well as an early indication of potential toxicities of candidate drug compounds.

The BioProcessors "SimCell" technology modernizes biologic drug manufacturing scale-up and optimization using plastic, microplate-sized cards with six small bioreactors. One technician can run tens, hundreds or even 1,000 simultaneous experiments for weeks or months to select clones, optimize medium, or determine the best process conditions for protein manufacturing. The system offers Biopharmaceutical and CMO customers a strong competitive advantage in developing and optimizing production of biologic products from mammalian cell culture.

"Both the XF and SimCell technologies have reached a key milestone where thought-lea
'/>"/>

SOURCE Seahorse Bioscience, Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Seahorse Bioscience Appoints Former Molecular Devices Executive Dr. Joseph D. Keegan to Board of Directors
2. Seahorse Bioscience Receives Poster Award from the European Association for the Study of Obesity
3. Todd R. Nelson Named Chief Executive Officer of eBioscience, Inc.
4. Clinical Data Acquires Epidauros Biotechnologie AG, Significantly Enhancing Proprietary Genetic Biomarker Portfolio
5. Neogen Acquires Kane Enterprises
6. OncoVista, Inc. Closes on $6.8 Million Financing and Acquires Control of a Public Shell Company
7. Thermo Fisher Scientific Acquires Instrument Sales Business of Davis Inotek
8. United BioSource Acquires Interest in Leading Adaptive Design Technology Service Provider
9. NSF International Acquires David Begg Associates
10. United BioSource Acquires Caro Research, Leader in Simulation Modeling
11. Respironics Acquires Apollo Light Systems, Inc., Expands into Circadian Rhythm Device-Based Therapy Market
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/15/2014)... January 15, 2014 DTS Language Services, ... Online Web Portal for Life Science organizations who need document ... the subject matter of their documents in advance with a ... reduce time-to-delivery of translations, often a critical factor in clinical ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... 2014 Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 , ... Club, 1360 Almshouse Road, Warrington, Pa. , Details: ... dedicated to finding a cure for hepatitis B and improving ... its annual Crystal Ball on Friday, April 11 at Warrington ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... 14, 2014 EquitiesIQ, a leading informational ... ALQA). Alliqua is an emerging biomedical company acquiring, developing, ... care market. , Free report download: http://equitiesiq.com/reports/alliqua/ ... seasoned management team and Board, which launched the company’s ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... , Jan. 14, 2014  RXi Pharmaceuticals Corporation ... developing and commercializing innovative therapies addressing major unmet ... it received the Notice of Allowance from the ... unique self-delivering RNAi compounds (sd-rxRNA®), for the treatment ...
Breaking Biology Technology:DTS Improves Efficiency for Life Science Document Translations 2Hepatitis B Foundation to Host Annual Crystal Ball Gala 2EquitiesIQ Initiates Coverage of Alliqua, Inc. 2EquitiesIQ Initiates Coverage of Alliqua, Inc. 3RXi Pharmaceuticals Receives US Notice of Allowance for a Key Patent Relating to its Self-Delivering Technology with sd-rxRNAs targeting CTGF, including RXI-109, for the Treatment of Fibrotic Disorders 2RXi Pharmaceuticals Receives US Notice of Allowance for a Key Patent Relating to its Self-Delivering Technology with sd-rxRNAs targeting CTGF, including RXI-109, for the Treatment of Fibrotic Disorders 3
... Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM ), a ... announced the acceptance for publication of the manuscript, "Clinical ... of Developing Choroidal Neovascular Age-related Macular Degeneration." The article ... Genomics . The study, conducted by the company,s wholly-owned ...
... who design new materials often struggle to understand ... including polymers and biological materials change upon cooling ... a tar-like consistency at intermediate temperatures, then become ... lower temperatures. Scientists have long sought a molecular-level ...
... Researchers at Northwestern University have created a new ... invisible in the terahertz range. Though this ... the visible spectrum, it could have implications in ... by Cheng Sun, assistant professor of mechanical engineering ...
Cached Biology Technology:Sequenom Announces Publication Acceptance of Manuscript From Age-related Macular Degeneration Validation Study 2Sequenom Announces Publication Acceptance of Manuscript From Age-related Macular Degeneration Validation Study 3Sequenom Announces Publication Acceptance of Manuscript From Age-related Macular Degeneration Validation Study 4Sequenom Announces Publication Acceptance of Manuscript From Age-related Macular Degeneration Validation Study 5Sequenom Announces Publication Acceptance of Manuscript From Age-related Macular Degeneration Validation Study 6Understanding how glasses 'relax' provides some relief for manufacturers 2Researchers create terahertz invisibility cloak 2
(Date:7/9/2014)... nature,s ability to split the water molecule during ... artificial photosynthesis for clean, green and renewable energy ... scientists led by researchers with the Lawrence Berkeley ... Accelerator Laboratory. , Working at SLAC,s Linac ... x-ray laser, the researchers were able to take ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... about the prevalence of antibiotic-resistant illness, Case Western ... to disabling disease: blocking bacteria,s access to iron ... bacterial siderophore, a small molecule, captures iron from ... as well as how the body launches ... findings appear in a recent edition of ...
(Date:7/9/2014)... first-ever global census of Adlie penguins shows that ... 53 percent larger than previously estimated. Adlie penguins ... to monitor and understand the effects of climate ... By using high-resolution satellite imagery, researchers from Stony ... a new method that permits regular monitoring of ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Postcards from the photosynthetic edge 2Postcards from the photosynthetic edge 3Bacteria hijack plentiful iron supply source to flourish 2New study finds that Adélie penguin population is on the rise 2New study finds that Adélie penguin population is on the rise 3
... researchers report that common assumptions employed in the generation ... can lead to seriously flawed conclusions about gene activity ... biological research. "Expression analysis is one of the ... Member Richard Young. "So we are concerned that flawed ...
... new collaborative project among researchers from Uppsala University in ... first time, demonstrated experimentally the evolutionary force behind the ... of seed beetle. This mechanism is revealed ... Current Biology . The experiments leading to this ...
... PITTSBURGHWhile Omega-3 essential fatty acidsfound in foods like wild ... their effects on the working memory of healthy young ... the first study of its kind, researchers at the ... ages 18-25 can improve their working memory even further ...
Cached Biology News:Whitehead scientists identify major flaw in standard approach to global gene expression analysis 2Size does matter in sexual selection, at least among beetles 2Omega-3 intake heightens working memory in healthy young adults 2Omega-3 intake heightens working memory in healthy young adults 3
Adhesion Molecule Antibodies...
Mouse monoclonal [7C6] to Bcr-abl ( Abpromise for all tested applications). SwissProtID: P11274...
Anti-Bcl-G (CT) Host: rabbit polyclonal Species Reactivity: human, mouse, rat Applications: WB, IHC Storage: 4C...
Anti-Mouse IgM Heavy Chain:FITC, Clone LO-MM-9, Monoclonal Antibody...
Biology Products: