Navigation Links
The First QPatch HT in China Placed in WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX)
Date:5/21/2008

SHANGHAI, China, May 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- WuXi PharmaTech (NYSE: WX), a leading pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device research and development outsourcing company with operations in China and the United States, announced today that it has acquired a QPatch HT automated patch clamp system, the first unit introduced into China by Sophion Bioscience.

The drug discovery process in pharmaceutical companies begins with identifying potential targets for new diseases. One important class of targets is ion channels that regulate the flow of ions across cellular membranes and therefore influence the physiology of all cells. Patch clamp is a widely applied gold-standard technique for the study of ion channels. Speed and accuracy of automated patch clamp systems are heavily demanded by pharmaceutical companies working with development of ion channel-based drugs.

The newly introduced QPatch HT is the world's first 48-channel gigaseal patch clamp system that can be applied to both voltage-gated and ligand-gated ion channels. With its ability to generate thousands of high-quality data points daily, QPatch HT is enabling new screening paradigms in ion channel drug discovery and safety testing on a truly industrial basis. It is claimed to be taking automated patch clamping to a new and even more powerful level.

"We hope the acquisition of the QPatch technology will assist WuXi PharmaTech in expanding their services into the rapidly increasing fields of cardiac safety testing and ion channel drug discovery," commented Frank Henrichsen, Vice President Sales and Marketing in Sophion Bioscience, the supplier of QPatch HT.

"We are very pleased to have installed the first QPatch HT automated patch clamp system in China, and indeed, the first ever such unit in any integrated drug and medical device R&D outsourcing service company," Dr. Peng Wang, Vice President of Discovery Biology at WuXi PharmaTech, said excitedly, "It will greatly enhan
'/>"/>

SOURCE WuXi PharmaTech
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Crdentia Announces 2008 First Quarter Results
2. DaVita Renal Dietitians Conduct First-Ever EYE on CKD Workshop
3. Cord Blood America Reports First Quarter Financial Results; Gross Profits Increase
4. The Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia Opens the Worlds First Delivery Unit for Mothers Diagnosed with Birth Defects in Fetus
5. Shamir Optical Industry Ltd. to Host Conference Call Announcing First Quarter 2008 Earnings Results
6. First-born babies higher asthma and allergy rates due to pregnancy conditions
7. Baker Energy and Huber Receive First-of-its-Kind Award from Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality
8. Population Health Impact Institute to Host First Methods Evaluation Process(TM) (MEP(TM)) Workshop at Annual CMSA Conference
9. AMDL Announces Teleconference and Audio Web Conference to Discuss First Quarter Financial Results
10. Childrens Miracle Network and Arena Football League Partner for First Nationwide Celebration Event
11. BMP Sunstone Reports First Quarter 2008 Financial Results
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/17/2014)... -- Expectant parents should leave prenatal picture-taking to medical ... Use of ultrasound imaging and heartbeat monitors to get ... agency warns. "Although there is a lack ... and heartbeat monitors, prudent use of these devices by ... FDA biomedical engineer, said in an agency news release. ...
(Date:12/17/2014)... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Dec. 16, ... America, and work commitment is a big reason why, new ... said Dr. Mathias Basner, an assistant professor of sleep and ... of Medicine. A time-use survey of nearly 125,000 Americans, ... main activity exchanged for sleep. Short sleepers -- those who ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... 15, 2014 South Florida’s leading urgent care ... can be a daze of hassle, hustle, and bustle that ... decking halls, to burns when making special meals and heartburn ... can happen at any time. To prevent this season of ... made a list of helpful and healthful holiday tips to ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... News) -- Expert pilots process visual information more efficiently ... better decisions during landings, a new study shows. ... pilots to master, and 36 percent of all airplane ... final approach and landing. Researchers monitored the brain ... pilots while they were at the controls of a ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... 15, 2014 At the leading, long-established ... AutismOne and Focus Autism will welcome ... research on the effects of toxins to children’s health, ... information. , Luminaries such as Dr. Lucija Tomljenovic ... with esteemed, credentialed colleagues of the United States to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:FDA Warns Against Fetal 'Keepsake' Videos 2Health News:Work Steals Valuable Sleep Time, Study Finds 2Health News:Work Steals Valuable Sleep Time, Study Finds 3Health News:MD Now Urgent Care Presents Healthy Holiday Tips 2Health News:MD Now Urgent Care Presents Healthy Holiday Tips 3Health News:Study Shows Why Expert Pilots Are Experts 2Health News:AutismOne and Focus Autism Collaborate on Scientific Conference; International Group of Researchers to Present in Chicago, May 2015 2Health News:AutismOne and Focus Autism Collaborate on Scientific Conference; International Group of Researchers to Present in Chicago, May 2015 3
... By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, May ... overweight and obese are well publicized, but new research may ... swelling due to blockage of the lymph nodes in the ... with breast cancer surgery that involves removal of or damage ...
... were more likely to present advanced stage tumors at diagnosis ... survival to patients 50 and older, according to data being ... Meeting in Chicago. (Abstract #3621, Monday, June 4, 8:00 AM ... was led by Edith Mitchell , M.D., a clinical ...
... helps the nation,s 12 million cancer survivors, but researchers ... scientific certainty, that prescriptions for daily yoga or 20 ... , Understanding specifically how exercise benefits subpopulations of cancer ... Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) 2012 annual meeting in ...
... , , , , , , ... , , AUDIO: ... , Click here for more information. , ... , , , , ...
... in their seventies who exercise and eat healthy amounts of ... research published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics ... and Johns Hopkins University studied 713 women aged 70 to ... Aging Studies. This study was designed to evaluate the causes ...
... Philadelphia, PA, May 30, 2012 Bipolar disorder is ... swings in mood between mania and depression. The episodes ... months, and the risk of suicide is high. ... prevent the depressive episodes, but they are not universally ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Obesity May Raise Odds for Painful Leg Condition 2Health News:ASCO: Younger colon cancer patients have worse prognosis at diagnosis, yet better survival 2Health News:'Just do it!' not good enough for cancer patients, UR researchers say 2Health News:'Just do it!' not good enough for cancer patients, UR researchers say 3Health News:'Just do it!' not good enough for cancer patients, UR researchers say 4Health News:Genes predict if medication can help you quit smoking 2Health News:Genes predict if medication can help you quit smoking 3Health News:Genes predict if medication can help you quit smoking 4Health News:Exercise and a healthy diet of fruits and vegetables extends life expectancy in women in their 70s 2Health News:Ketamine improved bipolar depression within minutes 2
(Date:12/17/2014)... 2014 PCCA received the Autism Hope ... ) program seal for best practices in meeting ... medical practices, materials and goods that meet strict ... Children affected by autism often have unique physical ... ingredients found in food and medicine – for ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... , Dec. 12, 2014 Research and Markets ... the "Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filters - Global ... offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ... projected to reach US$435 million by 2016. The ... (2015) of the global value while Europe ...
(Date:12/15/2014)... PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa. , Dec. 15, 2014 ... ) announced today it has been added to ... the NASDAQ Biotechnology Index will become effective upon ... The NASDAQ Biotechnology Index is designed to track ... that are classified as either biotechnology or pharmaceutical ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Parents Of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder Have New Options When Administering Medications 2Parents Of Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder Have New Options When Administering Medications 3Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filters - Global Trends, Estimates and Forecasts, 2012-2018 2Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filters - Global Trends, Estimates and Forecasts, 2012-2018 3Inferior Vena Cava (IVC) Filters - Global Trends, Estimates and Forecasts, 2012-2018 4Inovio Pharmaceuticals Added to NASDAQ Biotechnology Index 2Inovio Pharmaceuticals Added to NASDAQ Biotechnology Index 3Inovio Pharmaceuticals Added to NASDAQ Biotechnology Index 4
... of Cervical Cancer and Other Human,Papillomavirus Related Diseases ... Phase III Clinical Studies Which Included More Than,17,000 ... the most comprehensive,and robust clinical data for any ... – New clinical study results,confirm the high and ...
... - Antisense,Pharma today announced, that the abstract entitled,“Preliminary ... Melanoma, and Colorectal Carcinoma with the,TGF-beta2 Inhibitor AP ... 43rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of,Clinical ... Illinois,U.S.A, from June 1st - 5th. , In ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Gardasil Demonstrates Up to 100% Efficacy 2Gardasil Demonstrates Up to 100% Efficacy 3Gardasil Demonstrates Up to 100% Efficacy 4Gardasil Demonstrates Up to 100% Efficacy 5Gardasil Demonstrates Up to 100% Efficacy 6Gardasil Demonstrates Up to 100% Efficacy 7Phase I/II-data on Systemic Application of the TGF-beta2-inhibitor,AP 12009 to be Presented 2
Designed for use in traditional external approach DCRs in pediatric patients & for endoscopic DCRs in adults or children. Lumen 6.0mm long, ID-1.4mm (.12 in); OD-5.0mm (.20 in), Outer flanges 8.0mm ...
...
Universal, clear, lightweight plastic with smooth edges & ventilation holes for patient comfort...
... BP monitor is designed to automatically measure ... BP along with heart rate. It's a ... in treadmill, ergometer and pharmacological stress test ... in research environments., ,Tango excels where ...
Medicine Products: