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Northwestern chemist investigates lost reds in Homer painting

... they cannot be seen by the naked eye. Organic dyes are natural substances that were used to color ... created before the introduction of synthetic dyes in the late 1800s and 1900s. That's a lot of art ... paintings and beyond. Because red dyes are easily damaged by light and fluoresce when ...

Ancient diatoms lead to new technology for solar energy

... photons bounce around like they were in a pinball machine, striking these dyes and producing electricity. This technology may be slightly more expensive ... and inexpensive materials. "Conventional thin-film, photo-synthesizing dyes also take photons from sunlight and transfer it to titanium dioxide, ...

LI-COR(R) Biosciences Introduces New Tools for High Throughput Western Blotting

... between channels. LI-COR's selection of IRDye(R) infrared dyes on the Odyssey(R) Infrared Imaging System provides a maximum of 48 targets ... The superior signal to noise ratio produced using near-infrared dyes produces results not previously possible with visible fluorescence-based ...

Amnis Announces the Release of Multiple Upgrades to the ImageStream(R) System

... system which provides precise chromatic correction for lower wavelength dyes excited by the 405nm laser. The enhancement enables high resolution ... analysis and other experiments incorporating the widely-used DNA binding dyes DAPI and Hoechst. The 658nm red laser provides similar advantages for a ...

VisEn Launches New Cat-K FAST(TM) Fluorescence Molecular Imaging Agent

... and MMPSense(TM). VisEn also offers its specialized in vivo agent labeling platforms, including its proprietary VivoTag (R) fluorescence labeling dyes for custom agent development, and its NanoSpark (R) labeling nanoparticles, all designed and optimized specifically for superior biocompatibility, ...

A breakthrough toward industrial production of fluorescent nanodiamonds

... in material sciences to detect electromagnetic fields, for optic storage or tracking (notably to detect fake products). However, most of fluorescent dyes are made of molecules with a limited life time due to chemical reactivity. In this context fluorescent diamond nanoparticles present a valuable ...

Sandia researchers construct carbon nanotube device that can detect colors of the rainbow

... principle can be applied to infrared light and there is a lot of interest in infrared detection," says Vance. "So we're in the process of looking for dyes that work in infrared." This research eventually could be used for a number of exciting applications, such as an optical detector with nanometer ...

VisEn Launches Next-Generation Fast ('Fluorescence Activatible Sensor Technology') Agent Platform for Expanded Performance in Imaging Disease Biomarkers In Vivo

... launch in 2009. VisEn also offers its specialized in vivo agent labeling platforms, including its proprietary VivoTag (R) fluorescence labeling dyes for custom in vivo agent development and its NanoSpark (R) in vivo labeling nanoparticles, all designed and optimized specifically for superior ...

Technical Note: E-PAGE(TM) 48- and 96-Well Gels on the Odyssey(R) Infrared Imaging System

... on membranes with sensitivity that is equal to or better than chemiluminescence. The superior signal-to-noise ratio produced using near infrared dyes produces results not possible with traditional fluorescence-based imaging systems. LI-COR infrared systems are noted for providing superior imaging ...

LI-COR Biosciences and Euthanex Corporation Provide Anesthesia System for Small Animal Imaging

... and personnel. LI-COR offers two platforms for in vivo small animal imaging. The systems are used in conjunction with LI-COR IRDye(R) Infrared dyes that are optimized for NIR imaging at 700 and 800nm. The Pearl(TM) Imager is designed and optimized for animal imaging. Load a mouse in its unique ...

LI-COR Introduces the Odyssey(R) Two-Color NIR Fluorescent Protein Molecular Weight Marker

... on membranes with sensitivity that is equal to or better than chemiluminescence. The superior signal-to-noise ratio produced using near infrared dyes produces results not possible with traditional fluorescence-based imaging systems. LI-COR infrared systems are noted for providing superior imaging ...

Advanced Instruments Acquires D & F Control Systems Inc.

... CA. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. D & F Control Systems manufactures and markets milk preservative products and somatic cell dyes for laboratories around the world. Their patented preservatives ensure component analysis accuracy through a neutralized absorbency formula, purity ...

New England Peptide Names Director of Chemical Development

... focused on the design, synthesis, and biophysical and biological evaluation of peptide and nucleic acid analogs, and the development of near-infrared dyes for bioconjugation. In 2006, his work on peptide analogues for inhibiting amyloid protein aggregation was recognized as part of the Scientific ...

LI-COR Updates Product and Application Guide for Summer 2008

... blot of 7 x 8.5 cm to the MPX format. The new Pearl(TM) In Vivo Small Animal Imaging system is optimized for use with LI-COR IRDye Infrared dyes and offers superior results with one-touch image acquisition in less than 30 seconds. The Pearl Imager features a compact footprint (16" x 16" x 25") ...

Detecting dangerous chemicals with lasers, exploring the brain's circuitry with light and more

... use optical probes that can detect neuronal activity with light, but these methods often require labeling neural cells with electrically-sensitive dyes that may be toxic to neurons. Now Jiayi Zhang, Tolga Atay, and Arto Nurmikko at Brown University have created a new type of dye-free optical probe ...

Glowing zebrafish help researchers track role of sugars in the cell

... is finding ways that we can actually see the sugar labels on proteins." Scientists have known for more than a century how to attach fluorescent dyes to proteins, and have used the technique to study protein trafficking in cell culture and even in whole organisms, though often at the expense of ...

Wedgewood Pharmacy Will Continue to Provide Avastin(R) to Ophthalmologists and Retinal Specialists

... companies, often because the medications are no longer profitable to manufacture; -- When the patient is allergic to certain preservatives, dyes or binders in available off-the shelf medications; -- When treatment requires tailored dosage strengths for patients with unique needs (for ...

CRi Announces Nuance 2, the Next-Generation Multispectral Imaging System for Brightfield and Fluorescent-Based Microscopy

... fast, accurate spectral imaging from 420 to 720 nm (VIS model) and 500 to 950 nm (GNIR model), covering the full range of available chromogenic dyes and in vitro fluorophores. "We are very excited about the Nuance 2 Multispectral Imaging System," says James Mansfield, Director of Multispectral ...

Argonne researcher studies what makes quantum dots blink

... and solar cells. They are also already being applied as fluorescent labels for biological imaging, providing several advantages over the molecular dyes typically used, including a wider range of emitted colors and much greater stability. Quantum dots have great promise as light-emitting materials, ...

NJ Board of Pharmacy Approves Wedgewood Pharmacy Technician-Training Program

... companies, often because the medications are no longer profitable to manufacture; -- When the patient is allergic to certain preservatives, dyes or binders in available off-the shelf medications; -- When treatment requires tailored dosage strengths for patients with unique needs (for ...

GE Medicals Acquisitions May Prompt More Purchases

... of diagnostic imaging consumables including dyes used with imaging machines already manufactured ... When you have an x-ray or MRI these are the dyes used to make the image clearer. By far, Amersham ... never realized before. While the marketing of dyes through existing channels of distribution makes ...

A new wide field-of-view confocal imaging system and its applications in drug discovery and pathology

... other tissue components pink. 23, 24 Generally, dyes are stains used in brightfield microscopy, and ... microscopy. The term "stain" refers to both dyes and fluorophores. 23 A dye is an organic ... 535 nm (green) and 488 nm (blue). The common dyes used for tissue staining are mostly broadband ...

Monitoring Receptor-Mediated Changes in [Ca2+]i Using Single-Wavelength and Dual-Wavelength Indicators on the FlexStation Workstation

... i can be measured either with single-wavelength dyes (e.g. Fluo-3 and the FlexStation Calcium Assay ... such as Fura-2. With single-wavelength dyes the fluorescence intensity is dependent on the Ca ... visible light and the most common dual-wavelength dyes (Fura-2) require UV light 2 . The FlexStation ...

LIVE/DEAD Viability/Cytotoxicity Assay for Animal Cells Using the SpectraMax Gemini XS Fluorescence Microplate Reader (MaxLine Application Note #43)

... are used to determine how well the two dyes are distinguished in pure populations of live and ... cells in order to predict interference when both dyes are present. LIVE/DEAD Viability/Cytotoxicity ... the control wells. The final concentration of dyes in each well was 5.7M cal AM/2.85M EthD-1. Cells ...

Performance of fluorescent dyes with LEADseeker Multimodality Imaging System

... to assess the performance of a variety of dyes with LEADseeker™ Multimodality Imaging ... limits of detection (LLD) were determined for the dyes using either the standard filter sets supplied ... dye type. Results demonstrate that a variety of dyes are fully compatible with the LEADseeker ...

Imaging and Analysis of DIGE Product Information Sheet, Rev B

... Unlu et al. (1997), uses cyanine (Cy) dyes to differentially label proteins separated by 2-D ... The lasers required for the Cy dyes are the 488 nm external laser for Cy2, ... channel tabs to conform to the different Cy dyes (e.g., set Channel 1 for Cy3, Channel ...

Amino Allyl Labeling for Array Analysis

... is often labeled with fluorescent dyes (i.e. Cy3 or Cy5) for microarray analysis. Label ... efficiency of different dyes (e.g. Cy3-NTP vs. Cy5-NTP). In ... reverse transcription. Coupling of Cy3 or Cy5 dyes to the amino allyl cDNA or aRNA, ...

aRNA Synthesis and Labeling for Array Analysis

... Amplification Kits-- Now Available with Cy dyes ... with Cy3, Cy5, both Cy3 & Cy5, or without dyes Sufficient ... demonstrate equivalent labeling with Cy3 and Cy5 dyes using the

QIAGEN Multiplex PCR Handbook

... dyes Different fluorescent dyes may give differing signal ... are generated. We recommend combining fluorescent dyes for multiplex PCR according to the ... dyes. However, primers labeled with fluorescent dyes such as Cy3, Cy3.5, Cy5, and ...

Near Infrared Technology and Optical Agents For Molecular Imaging

... A number of studies have been published using NIR dyes. Two of the dyes commonly used for optical imaging are Cy5.5 and IRDye 800CW. Cy5.5 has been used in the past primarily due to the lack of other candidate dyes suitable for imaging. Cy5.5 has excitation/emission maxima at 675 nm/694 ...

FLIPR Calcium 3 Assay Kit - An Optimal No-Wash Fluorescence Calcium Indicator Reagent for Non-Optimal Calcium Responses

... receptor (GPCR) pharmacology and functional characterization. Examples of dyes typically used for measurements of intracellular calcium signaling are FURA-2, FLUO-3 and FLUO-4. These dyes report increases in intracellular calcium by virtue of changes in their ...

Rapid, High Throughput Mutation Discovery Using Fluorescent SSCP on the ABI PRISM 3100 and 3100Avant Genetic Analyzers

... detecting mobility differences The availability of multiple dyes permits the use of internal size standards for normalization of mobility ... detecting mobility differences The availability of multiple dyes permits the use of internal size standards for normalization of mobility ...

Caspase-3 Activation - An Indicator of Apoptosis in Image-Based Assays

... The system allows great flexibility in the selection of the fluorescent dyes since it uses 2 lamps with broad illumination spectrum and a total choice ... H3570) and Alexa Fluor images were acquired using standard filter sets for dyes in this range with careful consideration of bleed-through artifacts. The ...

Microgenomic Expression Profiling

... Amersham Biosciences CyDyePost Labeling Reactive dyes Perkin Elmer Cy dyes Molecular Probes Alexa Dyes. ...

Real-Time Quantification of Genomic DNA Using DyNAzyme II DNA Polymerase and SYBR Green I Dye

... chemistries are based on either the binding of fluorescent dyes to the double stranded structure of DNA or the hybridization of ... beacons 3 . The simplicity and directness of using binding dyes such as SYBRGreen I (SGI) make this a desirable alternative for ...

Protect RNA and Improve Target Cell Identification

... that were either unstained or stained with three different dyes (Ambion's Cresyl Violet and Acridine Orange, and a Competitor ... the LCM Staining Kit. The Competitor's RNA isolation kit and dyes were used to process separate samples. All of the resulting RNA ...

Better RNA Amplification

... NEW Amino Allyl MessageAmp II Kit now with Cy dyes included! * Amplify as little ... ester label of your choice (a variety of inexpensive NHS ester dyes and other nonisotopic labels are available from Amersham ...

Investors Pick Favorites at Life Science Conference

... MR Instrument CEO Kevin Sundquist explained how the companys MRI coils allow more powerful and detailed MRI imaging without the use of dyes that can cause negative reactions in some patients. As you try to crank the magnetic power of an MRI beyond three Tesla, there are risks to the ...

Technology could enhance accuracy of breast biopsy

... "These chemical and structural features are intrinsic inside tissue," she says. "They're not things you have to add, so you don't have to add any dyes to make it work." Her group has built fiber-optic probes that doctors easily can thread down the existing hollow biopsy needle to the tip to help ...
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