Navigation Links
Caliper Life Sciences Signs Co-Marketing Pact with Illumina to Improve Sequencing Workflows
Date:10/21/2010

HOPKINTON, Mass., Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALP) today announced a co-marketing agreement with Illumina, Inc. (Nasdaq: ILMN) for Caliper's LabChip® XT library preparation instrument and its LabChip GX analytical quality control platform. These systems are automated alternatives to traditional gel electrophoresis methods for next generation sequencing library construction and assessment. The LabChip platforms provide Genome Analyzer and HiSeq2000 users with more accurate and higher throughput solutions for sample analysis and sizing, significantly reducing manual manipulations while improving data quality and sample-to-sample consistency.

"Our preparative and analytical microfluidics technologies are uniquely positioned to provide the speed, accuracy, and sensitivity necessary to enable the growing applications of sequencing technologies," said Kevin Hrusovsky, President and CEO of Caliper Life Sciences. "The LabChip XT in particular was developed with direct input from Illumina and we are excited to enter into this co-marketing agreement to promote both LabChip products to address critical bottlenecks in sample preparation of next generation sequencing libraries."

The preparative LabChip XT removes a key bottleneck in sequencing library preparation by replacing tedious and inconsistent gel isolation steps. The system utilizes a multi-channel, disposable chip that fractionates up to four samples in less than 30 minutes. The unique design eliminates the potential for cross contamination, provides digital data for analysis and quantification, and offers an accuracy and consistency that was not previously possible.

In addition, Caliper has developed a complete suite of next generation sequencing tools. The LabChip GX utilizes Caliper's innovative microfluidics technology to perform reproducible, high-resolution, electrophoretic separations for analyzing DNA or RNA size, concentration, and integrity.  The Zephyr® Genomics Workstation automates nucleic acid extractions and other standard molecular biology protocols. The Sciclone® NGS workstation performs automated library construction and exome capture protocols.

For additional information about Caliper's solutions for next generation sequencing, please visit www.caliperls.com/genomics. To learn more about the LabChip XT in Illumina library preparation, please visit www.caliperls.com/labchipxt.

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, LabChip, Zephyr, and Sciclone are registered trademarks of Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. HiSeq2000, Genome Analyzer, and Illumina are registered trademarks of Illumina, Inc.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Caliper Life Sciences, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine technology :

1. Caliper Life Sciences Expands Offering for Next Generation Sequencing Workflows
2. Caliper Life Sciences Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results Conference Call Notice
3. Caliper Settles Outstanding Litigation with Shimadzu
4. Caliper Life Sciences and Stanford University File a Patent Infringement Lawsuit Against Carestream Health, Inc.
5. Caliper Life Sciences Fourth Quarter 2009 Financial Results Conference Call Notice
6. Caliper Life Sciences Forms Scientific Advisory Board for Next Generation Sequencing
7. Caliper Life Sciences Introduces Sciclone(R) G3 Liquid Handler
8. Caliper Completes Strategic Sale of Small Animal Services Subsidiary to Taconic
9. Caliper Life Sciences Partners with Prestwick Chemical to Offer Customized Chemistry and Biology Programs for Drug Discovery Research
10. Caliper Awarded New Task Order for EPA ToxCast Program
11. Caliper Life Sciences Presents LabChip(R) Platform to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/24/2016)... June 24, 2016 Research ... "Structural Electronics 2015-2025: Applications, Technologies, Forecasts" ... In-Mold Electronics, Smart Skin, Structural Health ... Structural electronics involves electronic and/or electrical ... structures, replacing dumb structures such as vehicle bodies ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... CLEMENTE, Calif. , June 24, 2016  American Respiratory Labs ... company, is now able to perform sophisticated lung assessments in patients, ... Technologies , Inc. Patients are no longer limited ... ndd,s EasyOne PRO ® , ARL patients like Jeanne R. of ... done in the comfort of her own home. ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 2016   Pulmatrix, Inc ., (NASDAQ: ... drugs, announced today that it was added to the ... its comprehensive set of U.S. and global equity indexes ... important milestone for Pulmatrix," said Chief Executive Officer ... our progress in developing drugs for crucial unmet medical ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... A recent ... most people are unfamiliar with. The article goes on to state that individuals are ... many of these less common operations such as calf and cheek reduction. The Los ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... and Scientific Sessions in Dallas that it will receive two significant new grants ... grants came as PHA marked its 25th anniversary by recognizing patients, medical professionals ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... makers of Topricin and MyPainAway Pain Relief Products, join The ‘Business for a Fair Minimum ... by 2020 and then adjusting it yearly to increase at the same rate as the ... wage floor does not erode again, and make future increases more predictable. , The company ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... The Grove Investment Group (TGIG), has initiated cultivation and processing operations at its ... Vegas and Pahrump, Nevada. , Puradigm is the manufacturer of a complete system ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... for human induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells and other difficult to transfect cells, ... Cloning Medium. The PluriQ™ G9™ Gene Editing System is a complete ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):