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Fluorescent probes may permit monitoring of chemotherapy effectiveness, Stanford study shows

... on, the cell dies," said Bogyo. His team created probes by affixing fluorescent "tags" to small molecules ... caspases are in an active state. The resulting probes are excited by certain wavelengths of light that travel through skin without being absorbed. The probes respond by giving off their own light, which can ...

MEDRAD Multi Vendor Service Launches TotalRepair(SM) on Select Ultrasound Probes

... MVS supports its repair guarantee on eligible probes with an extended six-month warranty.* For a complete listing of probes that are eligible for TotalRepair, please contact ... service on standard probes. Transesophageal (TEE) probes are covered under a 90-day warranty. About ...

Nanoscopic probes can track down and attack cancer cells

... WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A researcher has developed probes that can help pinpoint the location of tumors and ... chemistry journal. "If we have a tumor, these probes should have the ability to latch on to it," ... cancer cells." Scientists have developed probes that use gold nanorods or magnetic particles, but ...

URMC, Lighthouse Biosciences Awarded U.S. Patent for Diagnostic Technology

... The NanoLantern consists of an array of DNA probes that can be programmed from a database of known ... and make at a low cost a very wide range of probes for the detection of most pathogens." The ... cartridges that contain highly targeted detection probes and sample chemistry and a desktop reader ...

Lumenis(R) Introduces Four New Products & Delivery Devices at the 2008 American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia USA

... premium ophthalmic endo-photocoagulation laser probes was designed with the retina specialist in mind, ... to none." "Based on over 25 years of laser probes manufacturing expertise, the LumeProbe product ... -- LumeProbe(TM) Endo Photocoagulation Laser probes - a comprehensive and robust set of premium ...

Endocare Reports 2007 Annual and Fourth Quarter Financial Results

... in the way physicians use the Company's probes and the fact that customers are more ... 2,269 Number of cryoprobes sold Straight probes 29,943 33,598 38,909 9,180 9,057 Right-angle probes 2,803 4,590 6,308 1,391 ...

NeoGenomics Enters into Strategic Supply Agreement with Abbott for Development of a Melanoma Cancer Test

... NeoGenomics will evaluate and select from Abbott's proprietary single FISH probes to develop and commercialize a test for melanoma diagnosis in the United States. Once the probes have been identified by NeoGenomics, Abbott will supply them (some on an ...

ATS Medical Announces First Use of the New ATS CryoMaze 10-S Probe

... is the rule. The proprietary design utilized in all ATS CryoMaze probes allows them to be easily shaped by hand without the need for a tool to ... patient and procedure. The "bellows" design of the ATS CryoMaze probes facilitates this durable probe malleability without kinking and/or ...

'Ambry Genetics Announces Launch of Chromosomal Microarray to Offer Whole Genome Analysis'

... ) The Ambry CMA: 105K Oligo array uses 105,000 probes to cover 270 disease loci, with probes at an average resolution of 30Kb along the human genome to detect copy ...

Mayo Clinic finds new pathology tests double sensitivity to detect bile duct and pancreatic cancers

... shaped cells, the FISH test detects malignant cells using colored probes visible with a fluorescence microscope. Since cancer cells have an abnormal amount of DNA, by FISH these cells show extra copies of the probes compared to normal cells. The Mayo research team found that the ...

AdvanDx Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for GBS PNA FISH(R) for Rapid Detection of Group B Strep from Lim Broths

... in situ hybridization (FISH) assay that uses PNA (peptide nucleic acid) probes to target species specific ribosomal RNA (rRNA) in live bacteria and yeast. The unique properties of the non-charged, peptide backbone of PNA probes enable the use of FISH assays in exceedingly complex sample matrixes, such ...

Endocare Reports 2009 First Quarter Financial Results

... 2,568 2,352 Number of cryoprobes sold: Straight probes 33,598 38,909 37,029 10,283 8,841 Right-angle probes 4,590 6,308 8,113 1,920 2,181 Total ...

AdvanDx Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for EK/P. aeruginosa PNA FISH(R)

... in situ hybridization (FISH) assay that uses PNA (peptide nucleic acid) probes to target species specific ribosomal RNA (rRNA) in live bacteria and yeast. The unique properties of the non-charged, peptide backbone of PNA probes enable the use of FISH assays in exceedingly complex sample matrixes, such ...

PGD Technology Offers More Than Designer Babies

... for a female or an X and a Y for a male). Uniquely colored fluorescent probes attach, or hybridize, to specific chromosomes. A spot of color for each of the probes appears under fluorescent light, each color spot represents a chromosome ...

Mayo study shows simple finger device may help predict future heart events, such as heart attack

... approval in 2003, consists of digital recording equipment and two finger probes that look like large thimbles. For the test, which takes 15 minutes, probes are placed on each index finger and hooked up to a small machine to ...

Mayo Study Shows Simple Finger Device May Help Predict Future Heart Events, Such as Heart Attack

... approval in 2003, consists of digital recording equipment and two finger probes that look like large thimbles. For the test, which takes 15 minutes, probes are placed on each index finger and hooked up to a small machine to ...

Endocare Reports 2008 Annual and Fourth Quarter Financial Results

... 2,269 9,358 9,373 Number of cryoprobes sold: Straight probes 9,012 9,057 37,029 38,909 Right-angle probes 2,055 1,671 8,113 6,308 Total ...

Exagen Diagnostics Names John Alsobrook, Ph.D., Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

... which provides proprietary molecular diagnostics testing services, genomic probes for research and analytic specific reagents to clinical laboratories and ... internally developed genomic tests. Exagen also sells genomic probes for research use and analyte specific reagents to other clinical ...

TV News Coverage Reports on InnerCool's CoolBlue System Treatment of Cardiac Shock Patient Following Childbirth at Rush Hospital, Chicago

... body temperature control, eliminating the use of peripheral temperature probes which are generally slow in responding to core temperature changes. ... and also eliminates the need to place bladder or other patient temperature probes which can be slow to react to changes in core body temperature, and may be ...

MedWaves, Inc. Announces Receipt of MDD CE Certification and Additional U.S. FDA 510(k) Clearance to Market Its Patented Microwave Coagulation/Ablation System and Devices

... which includes: Microwave power generator/controller, 14, 11 and 9 gauge probes -- CE Mark certification received for microwave coagulation system, which includes: Microwave power generator/controller, 16, 14, 11 and 9 gauge probes -- Only approved ablation system that provides physicians real-time ...

Cardium's InnerCool Reports on Expanding Use of Therapeutic Hypothermia

... body temperature control, eliminating the use of peripheral temperature probes which are generally slow in responding to core temperature changes. ... and also eliminates the need to place bladder or other patient temperature probes which can be slow to react to changes in core body temperature, and may be ...

Cardium's InnerCool Announces Launch of New Enhanced Website

... body temperature control, eliminating the use of peripheral temperature probes which are generally slow in responding to core temperature changes. ... and also eliminates the need to place bladder or other patient temperature probes which can be slow to react to changes in core body temperature, and may be ...

China Medical Technologies Announces the Receipt of SFDA Approval for Two of its FISH Probes and the Approval for the Hi-Tech Enterprise Status for its PRC Subsidiaries

... years. "We are pleased to receive SFDA approval for two of our FISH probes and achieve the hi-tech enterprise status under new stringent criteria," ... in different provinces can apply for the inclusion of the two FISH probes in the reimbursement menu of respective provincial medical insurance ...

Frost & Sullivan Lauds Toscana Biomarkers' Outstanding Contributions to the R&D of Novel Biomarkers for the Diagnosis of Autoimmune Diseases

... reverse approach (CRA)], which indicates that the screening of antigenic probes is primarily guided by the antibodies circulating in a patient's ... "These peptides could be further screened and used as antigenic probes for the detection of potential biomarkers for each specific disease." ...

URMC, Lighthouse Biosciences awarded US patent for diagnostic technology

... its unique DNA fingerprint. The NanoLantern consists of an array of DNA probes that can be programmed from a database of known genetic signatures to ... allow the company to design and make at a low cost a very wide range of probes for the detection of most pathogens." The company is in the process of ...

Frost & Sullivan Lauds SonoScape's Outstanding Entrepreneurship

... cardiology applications. Its compact nature and wide range of ultrasound probes ensures its utility in urology, prostate and surgical applications. ... ultrasound systems, and 50 types of various high density ultrasound probes for applications of cardiac, general purpose, OB/GYN, etc. SonoScape ...

Researchers create smaller, brighter probe tailored for molecular imaging and tumor targeting

... January 2009 issue of Nano Letters . "Highly sensitive and specific probes and molecular imaging strategies are critical to ensure the earliest ... medical care," said Dr. Bradbury. Many of the contrast agents or probes currently used in medical imaging (such as GdDTPA for magnetic resonance ...

Cardium Reports on New York City's Adoption of Therapeutic Cooling Protocols for Cardiac Arrest Patients

... body temperature control, eliminating the use of peripheral temperature probes which are generally slow in responding to core temperature changes. ... and also eliminates the need to place bladder or other patient temperature probes which can be slow to react to changes in core body temperature, and may be ...

Endocare Reports Financial Results for Second Quarter 2008

... 2,435 4,860 4,750 Number of cryoprobes sold: Straight probes 9,074 10,131 19,357 19,895 Right-angle probes 2,054 1,626 3,974 3,073 Total ...

Monkey Controls Robotic Arm With Brain

... of neural firings typical of movement control, the researchers inserted probes the width of human hairs into approximately 100 neurons located in this brain region in two rhesus monkeys. The probes were then linked directly to a computer outfitted with a complex piece of ...

ERBE Perseveres Yet Again in Opposition to Dr. Jerome Canady, and is Awarded More Than One Million Dollars

... the United Kingdom claiming that ERBE's Argon Plasma Coagulation (APC(TM)) probes infringed European Patent No. 0595967, a foreign counterpart to Canady's ... filed the U.K. case, two American courts had already found that ERBE's probes did not infringe Canady's intellectual property rights in the U.S. ERBE ...

Gold nanoparticle probes may allow earlier cancer detection

... adding that the distinct peaks in the dye signal mean several different probes could be used at the same time. "The tags' rich spectroscopic signatures provide the capability of using several probes at once, but that will require more sophisticated computational tools," ...

Molecular probe 'paints' cancer cells in living animals, Stanford researchers find

... X-rays - which might actually increase your risk of cancer. We think these probes may ultimately provide a less harmful, noninvasive method of detecting ... "It's neat. The next generation of our experiments will apply the probes during surgery," said Bogyo, the study's senior author. "It would be nice ...

IRIDEX Announces Second Quarter 2009 Conference Call and Release Date

... Access Code 4133387. About IRIDEX IRIDEX Corporation is a leading worldwide provider of therapeutic based laser systems, consumable laser probes and delivery devices to treat eye diseases in ophthalmology and skin disorders in the aesthetics market. IRIDEX products are sold in the United ...

Orlando Regional Medical Center (ORMC) Implements PNA FISH(R) Tests to Help Provide Better Care for Patients with Bloodstream Infections

... PNA FISH is an easy-to-use and highly sensitive and specific fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) assay that uses PNA (peptide nucleic acid) probes to target species specific ribosomal RNA (rRNA) in live bacteria and yeast. PNA FISH tests enable microbiology labs to provide rapid and accurate ...

Researchers map how staph infections alter immune system

... In this study, researchers extracted ribonucleic acid from a drop of blood and placed it on a special gene chip called a microarray, which probes the entire human genome to determine which genes are turned on or off. They found that in children with invasive staphylococcal infections, the genes ...

BioInformatics, LLC New Report - Exploring the Epigenetics Market: Opportunities for Product Placement and Innovations

... ImmunoResearch Laboratories KPL LabVision Corporation (Thermo Fisher Scientific) Miltenyi Biotech Millipore (NYSE: MIL ) Molecular probes (Life Technologies) NeoMarkers (Thermo Fisher Scientific) Novus Biologicals Pierce (Thermo Fisher Scientific) Promega Quantum Dot (Life ...

New accurate diagnostic test for swine H1N1 influenza using RT-PCR technology

... assay used for screening clinical samples to detect the presence of influenza A virus. In positive samples this is followed by the addition of two probes that are able to discriminate between the seasonal and swine H1N1 viruses to yield a definitive diagnosis. Early, accurate identification of ...

New Tests Spot Tough-to-Detect Cancers Sooner

... a search repeated with the additional use of digital image analysis and fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH). The latter procedure uses colored probes visible with a fluorescence microscope to seek abnormal cells. In the study, nearly 500 people known to have narrowing of the pancreatobiliary ...

Memorial University Medical Center (MUMC) Implements PNA FISH(R) Tests to Help Provide Best Care for Patients with Bloodstream Infections

... PNA FISH is an easy-to-use and highly sensitive and specific fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) assay that uses PNA (peptide nucleic acid) probes to target species specific ribosomal RNA (rRNA) in live bacteria and yeast. PNA FISH tests enable microbiology labs to provide rapid and accurate ...
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