Navigation Links
Indevr launches breakthrough colorimetric detection for microarrays using core technology from CU
Date:11/17/2011

BOULDER, Colo. November 2011 InDevR, a Boulder-based biotechnology company that develops advanced life science instrumentation and assays for analysis of viruses and other microorganisms, announced today the launch revolutionary new technology for microbiological analysis. ampliPHOX, a colorimetric detection system that incorporates core technology licensed from the University of Colorado Technology Transfer Office, will enhance laboratories around the world by offering a cost effective and easy to use alternative to fluorescence detection.

ampliPHOX instrumentation costs less than one-tenth the price of typical fluorescence microarray readers. The ampliPHOX process relies on an innovative photopolymerization approach. Colorimetric readouts with equivalent sensitivity to fluorescence are delivered within minutes and results are visible to the naked eye. ampliPHOX works with any biotinylated target captured on a glass surface. The Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE), a peer reviewed scientific video journal, recently featured ampliPHOX for its powerful pathogen detection abilities.

"ampliPHOX offers an incredible opportunity for a wide range of laboratories at a fraction of the cost," Kathy Rowlen, PhD, CEO and co-founder of InDevR, said. "With this technology, scientists can unleash the tremendous potential of low density microarrays for a myriad of applications; everything from pathogen detection with nucleic acids to disease state profiling with proteins."

In addition to saving money for lab analyses, the small reader and laptop will also save space, said Rowlen. ampliPHOX weighs just 3 pounds, is intended for easy transport and convenient storage in a lab and requires little on-site training.

"ampliPHOX is a product that will change the way technology works in labs around the world," said David Allen, PhD, associate vice president for technology transfer at CU. "CU technology contributed to this innovative product that will save money and time for countless scientists, which is especially helpful in our current economy."

Rowlen added that ampliPHOX is a success story for small business in America. "The intellectual property was licensed by InDevR from the University of Colorado; research and development was funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease; and I am especially pleased that the State of Colorado believed enough in InDevR to provide a small, but extremely helpful commercialization grant through the forward thinking BioScience Discovery Grant program. The result is a new technology on the market and new jobs in Colorado."

To make the ampliPHOX system even more affordable, InDevR currently offers free ampliPHOX instruments to customers who purchase 10 reagent kits. The limited-time offer is available on its website, http://www.indevr.com.


'/>"/>
Contact: Rhonda Spencer
spencer@indevr.com
303-402-9100
University of Colorado at Boulder
Source:Eurekalert

Related medicine news :

1. InDevR awarded $3 million grant from NIH for influenza-related research
2. State Sen. Jeff Klein launches Einsteins new lab
3. IPAL-EM launches to improve palliative care in emergency medicine
4. Harvard Medical School launches major initiative to address crisis in drug development
5. TGen-Virginia G. Piper Cancer Center launches clinical trial for drug to treat lung cancer
6. Autism Speaks launches blood draw tool kit -- practical guidance for parents and providers
7. UT Southwestern launches hand transplant program
8. 23andMe launches myeloproliferative neoplasms research initiative
9. International conference launches revolutionary South Asia autism network
10. DNDi launches new drug development program to address treatment needs of children with HIV/AIDS
11. UNH launches joint Sustainable Agro-Ecosystems Lab with Chinese Academy
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... A new partnership between ... they no longer use or need, from clothes to couches to dressers and bicycles. ... and take them to the nearest Goodwill donation center through February 28th. , ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... Miami, Florida (PRWEB) , ... January 20, 2017 , ... ... in head lice cases in families with school-aged children since the holiday season. ... spend the holidays with their families, sharing hugs and taking photos, which is the ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... ... its sugar-free alternative VW+ 002. The drinks have been produced in collaboration with ... to perform during your workout. , After a successful launch in Sweden last ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... 2017 , ... D R Burton Healthcare Products LLC, makers ... in a study indicating superior performance against competitive products in secretion clearance. ... Positive Expiratory Pressure Devices During Simulated Breathing“ was published in the winter issue ...
(Date:1/20/2017)... ... January 20, 2017 , ... “God's Miracle Man: Against All Odds”: an ... of published author, Keith C. A. Tucker, son of Minister Delores Pinnock and a ... by Reverend Mark Hardy , “While sitting up in bed, I felt a pounding ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/19/2017)... 19, 2017 Shire plc (LSE: ... U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has acknowledged receipt ... Application (NDA) for SHP465, a long-acting, triple-bead, mixed amphetamine ... once-daily treatment for Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The FDA is ... 20, 2017, the designated Prescription Drug User Fee Act ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... 19, 2017 Pfizer joins ... Milner Therapeutics Consortium   Major research ... Cambridge   The Milner Therapeutics ... ) as a partner to the Milner Therapeutics Consortium. ... the efficient transfer of materials between industry and academia ...
(Date:1/19/2017)... Florida , January 19, 2017 ... Trump administration appears serious about reducing the FDA,s ... and innovation in the medical drug industry, many ... ahead with new clinical trials and development of ... companies forging ahead with recent developments include:  Moleculin ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: