BEDFORD, Mass., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- VisEn Medical Inc., a leader in fluorescence in vivo imaging from research through medicine, announced today the commercial launch of its new Cat B 680 FAST™ imaging agent for measuring and monitoring cathepsin B activity associated with disease progression and therapeutic response in vivo.
Cathepsin B expression is well known as a key biomarker and therapeutic target in a range of diseases, including atherosclerosis, oncology, and arthritis. The new Cat B 680 FAST™ agent is designed to complement VisEn's existing in vivo agent product lines, providing early imaging time points and an additional reporting wavelength for more multiplexing choices in cell-based and in vivo research study designs.
"We continue to be very pleased with the rapidly expanding capability and adoption of our fluorescence agents and FMT imaging systems in measuring key biologic pathways and biomarkers in vivo," said Kirtland Poss, President and CEO of VisEn. "The new Cat B 680 FAST™ imaging agent is another new addition to the strong suite of VisEn agents that are becoming increasingly integrated as a standard in disease research today."
VisEn's proprietary fluorescence imaging agents and labels are designed to provide the industry's broadest and most robust range of biologically-specific imaging readouts in vivo. VisEn offers over 30 different fluorescence molecular agents for imaging key disease-associated biologic targets, processes and pathways. VisEn agent brands include ProSense®, IntegriSense™, AngioSense™, OsteoSense®, MMPSense™, Cat K FAST™, Annexin-Vivo™, and now OsteoSense® 800, VivoTag® 800 and Cat B 750
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