Pioneer(R) Surgical Technology, Inc. Announces the Market Launch of the SlimFuse(TM) Anterior Cervical Plate System
Next generation design reduces the amount of retraction needed for surgical implantation
MARQUETTE, Mich., July 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Pioneer Surgical Technology
today announces the market availability of the SlimFuse(TM) Anterior
System. This innovative ...
Amedica Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for Valeo(TM) Cervical Plate
SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Amedica Corporation,
an orthopedic implants company focused on silicon nitride ceramic
technologies, announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
has granted 510(k) marketing clearance to Amedica's Valeo(TM) Cervical
HTRF IP-One Assay Performed on the PHERAstar and RUBYstar Plate Readers
Marjan Orban 1 , Francois Degorce 2 and Jean-Luc
1 BMG LABTECH, Germany; 2 Cisbio international, France
Application Note 137
HTRF IP-One ...
Coated Plate Immunoassay on the MicroBeta - eg. TSH - IRMA
The MicroBeta is and ideal instrument for the counting of radioimmunoassays based on coated microtitration plates. The following method describes a typical assay protocol for a TSH assay. The data presented compare the standard immunoassay microtitration p...
Integration of the LEADseeker Multimodality Imaging System with automated plate loading and incubation using Overlord Instrument software
Key words: LEADseeker • imagin g • automatio n • integratio n
The LEADseeker™ Multimodality Imaging System is a CCD-based optical imaging instrument that efficiently detects and quantitates light from a range of radiometric, lum...
An Assessment of the Eppendorf twin.tec plate performance in PCR*
M. Arun Kumar, PhD, and Vincent Prezioso,
Brinkmann BioSystems Laboratory
To evaluate the performances of Eppendorf 96-well twin.tec PCR plates,
we carried out PCR reactions with twin....
FDA Clears Caspofungin (Cancidas(R)) Susceptibility Testing for TREK Sensititre(R) YeastOne(R) in Vitro Diagnostics (IVD) Product Line
...eastOne formats, allowing clinicians to create the plate
that best meets their requirements. The custom for...sible drug choices. A wide array of cost-effective plate
formats that deliver timely and reliable results n...gnized for accuracy. TREK's standard IVD YeastOne plate
(Part No. YO-2V) is the only IVD-labeled suscepti...
ForteBio Launches Two Revolutionary High-Throughput, Label-Free Instruments: The Octet(R) RED384 and the Octet QK384
...netic screening and characterization on a 384-well plate
in about two hours. These analyses have traditiona..."
The new systems support two 384- or 96-well plate
positions and enable a full complement of samples to be run in one plate, while the second plate
holds buffers, diluents and controls. The system i...
METTLER TOLEDO Introduces an Affordable Reaction Block for Solid Phase Peptide Synthesis (SPPS)
...containing ion exchange resin. After agitation, the reaction mixtures were free of salt by-products and pure dipeptides were released into a deep well plate
Eliminate bottlenecks and improve peptide synthesis and purification with METTLER TOLEDO MiniBlock® peptide synthesis sets an...
CellGard ES NU-480 Class II Biological Safety Cabinet Now Available
The CellGard ES also accommodates BSC certifiers. An optional exclusive decontamination kit (DECON-101) provides window clamps, and an exhaust plate
or decontamination chamber. The kit installs in just minutes!
NuAire backs the CellGard ES BSC with world-wide customer service, extensive knowled...
Accuri Cytometers Adds Automation to Its Revolutionary C6 Flow Cytometer(R) System With Commercial Launch of CSampler(TM)
...nds of laboratories requiring automated multi-well plate
analyses, furthering our goal of bringing the powe...s. Users can run multiple experiments in a single plate
and apply settings to specific wells or the entire...ave to be dealt with immediately, then replace the plate
and resume the original run where it left off.
NanoLogix Begins Construction of Production Facility for Medical Test Kits
...gens -- 100 to 600% faster than conventional Petri plate
testing. They will have broad applications in Hom...results up to four times faster than current Petri plate
methods. Using the BNP(TM) they were able to view...ercentage of the annual multi-billion dollar Petri plate
market in both the United States and international...
New Weapon in BioDefense Research: NanoLogix Kit Speeds Rapid Diagnostics of Anthrax and Bubonic Plague
...anoLogix BNP(TM) technology allowed viewing of cultures of bubonic plague, known historically as the "Black Death", twice as fast as traditional Petri plate
The study, by an independent lab under strict protocols, confirms the value of NanoLogix's breakthrough technology when time is a cru...
New Gas Clean Filter Technology From Varian, Inc. Reduces Contamination in GC, ICP and GC/MS
... detector in Total Organic Carbon analyzers, helping chemists get better results from their instruments.
Also new is the universal high-flow base plate
that handles flow rates up to 20 L/min, compatible with all Varian filters. The range of applications is expanded and includes the use with collision...
Globus Medical's INDEPENDENCE(TM) Spacer System: The MILDER(TM) ALIF Solution
...r Interbody Fusion (ALIF).
INDEPENDENCE(TM) integrates a stabilization plate
and a PEEK interbody spacer into a preassembled, easy-to-use system that en...approach through a smaller incision.
The elimination of a traditional plate
preserves the natural anatomic profile of a patient's lumbar spine. INDEPEN...
Jubilant Biosys Launches Legend NGSS(TM) Advanced Software Solution for High-Throughput Drug Molecule Screening
...s, including dose-response curves and scatter plot heat maps.
The novel tool allows flexible and interactive mother to daughter plate
mapping from any plate
reader. This generates best-fit kinetic and time course
assays, without internal IT intervention, complete management of compound and
Researchers measure elusive repulsive force from quantum fluctuations
...old coated microsphere attached to a mechanical cantilever in a liquid (bromobenzene) and measured its deflection as the distance from a nearby silica plate
"Repulsive Casimir forces are of great interest since they can be used in new ultra-sensitive force and torque sensors to levitate an o...
FDA Approves Additional Indication for Norditropin(R) for Small for Gestational Age (SGA) in Children
...re cases children treated with somatropin have experienced
pain in the hip or knee or a limp. These symptoms may be caused by a
slippage of the growth plate
in the hip (slipped capital femoral
Scoliosis (curvature of the spine) can occur in children who experience
rapid growth. Because growth...
Protein-printing technique gives snapshots of immune system defense
...chambers with microarraysglass microscope slides coated with capture antibodies. The secreted proteins stuck to the glass, seeding it like a printer's plate
being imbued with ink.
Next, the scientists stamped out multiple copies of these microarrays. Studying these, the scientists can examine the ant...
Use it or lose it? Researchers investigate the dispensability of our DNA
... similar deletion events that have happened naturally, and more importantly, were retained in the wild."
"An analogy I like to entertain is that of plate
tectonics: a fraction of the phenomena may be strong enough to be directly measured by our instruments, but to appreciate its full magnitude we must d...
Biotechnology & Drug Discovery Markets Push Up Demand for Lab Automation Products, According to a New Report by Global Industry Analysts
...as well as space management. Miniaturization is the focus of development for several instrument manufacturers, owing to the rising use of denser micro plate
formats. The industry has also embraced high level of standardization with implementation of information systems-driven automation technology, a conce...
Peakdale Molecular Launches AssayReady4U(TM) in Collaboration With ChemPrintCo LLC
...ary hydro-acoustic technologies.
Each AssayReady4U plate
is sealed in an argon environment and then
vacuum-...ho don't want to build assets to store,
handle and plate
compounds, but just want to receive ready-to-scree...lessly select
compounds, assay test concentration, plate
Penn researchers demonstrate a flexible, 1-step assembly of nanoscale structures
...eformation of the PDMS membrane is induced by solvent swelling, the diamond plate
pattern in PDMS is stable in the wet state and snaps back to the original square lattice once the solvent evaporates. To capture the diamond plate
before evaporation and, more important, to utilize this deformation for ass...
It takes nerves for flies to keep a level head
The new research shows that the way in which two populations of nerve cells, or neurons, communicate with each other is the key. The lobula plate
tangential cells receive input from the eyes. This generates small electrical signals that inform the fly about how it is turning and moving during it...
Norgen Biotek Corp. Launches Four New Kits for the Purification of RNA and DNA from Plants and Fungi
...nse to customer demands and emerging needs Norgen
developed this new line of kits which are all available in spin-column
formats as well as in 96-well plate
formats for high throughput
applications. The new kits include:
1- The Plant/Fungi RNA Purification Kit: 2- The Plant/Fungi DNA Isolation Kit:
Physicists tweak quantum force, reducing barrier to tiny devices
...uced by only 30 to 40 percent.
Chan said the experiment shows that it is not possible to simply add the force on the constituent solid parts of the plate
in this case, the tines to arrive at the total force. Rather, he said, "the force actually depends on the geometry of the object."
"Until now, n...
Sigma-Aldrich Announces Collaboration With Metahelix Life Sciences
...rapid screening. Sigma-Aldrich's SpyLine(TM) plant mRNA
capture kits allow for the isolation of mRNA and performance of RT-PCR in a
single 96-well PCR plate
incorporating Oligo (dT) primers, eliminating
transfer steps and increasing throughput. Unique to the market, the
Company's Spectrum(TM) Plant Total R...
Cell Biosciences Strengthens Management Team
...l, firmware, and systems
engineers. Mr. Gavin has a strong record of creating highly-successful
laboratory systems, including industry-leading optical plate
high throughput screening platforms.
Also announced was the appointment of Wilhelm Lachnit, Ph.D. as Vice
President, Research and Develo...
FreshFx(R) in Scalder Reduces Pathogens in Evisceration
...ed water rinse, and noted pathogen reduction for the samples
across the scalder and NYR cabinet.
"When FreshFx was added to the scald water, aerobic plate
reduced an additional two logs post-NYR, and an additional one log of kill
for coliforms," added Dankert. "So, the enhanced reduction of p...
Carbon nanoribbons could make smaller, speedier computer chips
...o another. They are composed of a semiconductor channel sandwiched between two metal electrodes. In the presence of an electric field, a charged metal plate
can draw positive and negative charges in and out of the semiconductor. This allows the electric current to either pass through or be blocked, which i...
TIBCO Spotfire Puts the Spotlight on Screening at InfoTech for Pharma and Biotech
...creening," said Marcazzo. "With the
curve-fitting and curve-drawing capabilities, we've developed what I
believe will be game changing for analysis of plate
based screening data;
in particular when looking at dose response screens."
The TIBCO Spotfire(R) enterprise analytics platform allows users to
Melting defects could lead to smaller, more powerful microchips
...overcome the second obstacle, Chou's team placed a plate
on top of the melting structures to guide the flow of liquid. The plate
prevents a molten structure from widening, and kee...prises from this work is observed when the guiding plate
is placed not in direct contact with the molten st...
Cellix Ltd. Launches VenaEC Biochip for Flow-based Cell-adhesion Assays
...d a competitive edge on how their lead candidates will
perform in clinical trials."
About the VenaEC Biochip
Each VenaEC Biochip comprises one top plate
and four substrates easily
assembled in a custom-made frame for inverted microscopes. The top plate
contains two microcapillaries which each tissue cu...
Olympus FluoroPoint(TM) System Provides High-Sensitivity Single Molecule and Protein Interaction Analysis for Screening and Research
...results for sample volumes as
small as 30 microliters, thus allowing the conservation of precious
samples. Compatible with 384-well plates and using a plate
FluoroPoint is easily adopted by pharmaceutical companies for drug
discovery activities, and provides complementary technology to core
CTDC Attends the Inauguration Ceremony of Thin Film A-Si Manufacturing Line in Changzhou, China
...ineers from the Company and
China Steam Solar discussed and exchanged the details of the specific
technical parameters in preparation of the SnO2 base plate
"We are very delighted to see the significant progress from our
potential customer and are truly confident that we will be ...
Biotage Launches New 24 Well Pyrosequencing(R) System
...er throughput needs, optimizes the management
of fewer samples. The 24 well plate
format and the ability to run and
analyze both mutation and methylation assays on the same plate
ideal solution for managing low sample numbers or mixed analysi...
Arpida Announces Full Year 2007 Financial Results
...ical therapy - avoids systemic exposure, bypassing
potential side effects
- innovative laser pre-treatment - much better permeation through the
than the traditional lacquers
- novel formulation exploiting a widely used antifungal active
European regulatory authorities have grante...
Codexis Launches Codex(TM) MicroCyp Platform to Produce Drug Metabolites and Novel Lead Compounds
... be used by pharmaceutical companies to more
rapidly identify and synthesize drug metabolites and novel drug lead
The Codex(TM) MicroCyp plate
is being introduced this week at Informex
2008 ( http://www.informex.com ) in New Orleans. It is based on a platform
technology for preparing and iden...
Biomatrica's RNAstable(TM) Stabilizes RNA at Room Temperature
Scientists can now store their RNA samples with minimal effort on the
bench top in a 1.5 ml microcentrifuge tube or 96-well plate
RNAstable, greatly reducing reliance on costly freezer units. Biomatrica
estimates that storing samples with RNAstable costs 15 times less ...
RSB Spine, LLC Announces First Implantation of the InterPlate(TM) L for the Lumbar Spine
...implants. In 2004, RSB Spine sold its surgical
instrument line to Jarit, an Integra LifeSciences Holding Corp. company
and, in 2005, sold its cervical plate
system to NuVasive, Inc.