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Sigma-Aldrich and Sangamo BioSciences Announce the Achievement of Key Throughput Milestone in Research Reagents Agreement

Milestone Achieved A Year Ahead of Schedule ST. LOUIS and RICHMOND, Calif., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sangamo BioSciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: SGMO ) today announced it has reached a major production capacity milestone as part of its agreement with Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (Nasdaq: SI...

World Market for Biotechnology Reagents to Reach $32.5 Billion by 2012, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc.

Driven by the human genome project, and research in the area of AIDS, geriatric diseases, neurosciences, and drug development (antiviral, antibacterial, antifungal, and genetic therapeutics), world market for biotechnology reagents is projected to reach $32.5 billion by 2012. The shift towards pr...

Caliper Life Sciences and DiscoveRx Announce Availability of PathHunter eXpress Reagents for GPCR Assays

- PathHunter eXpress Kits Combined with LabChip Microfluidic Instruments Provide a Comprehensive, High Quality, Easy-to-Use GPCR Assay Solution - HOPKINTON, Mass. and FREMONT, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Caliper Life Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: CALP ) and DiscoveRx, today announced...

Cliniqa Corporation Completes Asset Acquisition of Reagents Applications, Inc.

SAN MARCOS, Calif., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Cliniqa Corporation (San Marcos, CA), a manufacturer of in-vitro diagnostic products, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the primary assets of Reagents Applications, Inc. "Raichem" (San Diego, CA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hemagen Diagnost...

Clontech Laboratories, Inc. Releases the Xfect(TM) and Xfect(TM) Stem Transfection Reagents

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Clontech Laboratories, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takara Bio Inc., today announced the upcoming (June 1, 2009) release of the Xfect(TM) and Xfect(TM) Stem transfection reagents. These novel transfection reagents are based on biodegradable nanop...

Biotest Diagnostics Receives FDA Clearance for Full Line of Traditional Blood Bank Reagents

Company's Complete Portfolio of Transfusion Solutions Offers Choice, Opportunity for Blood Bank Industry ROCKAWAY, N.J., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Biotest Diagnostics Corporation (Biotest) -- the U.S. subsidiary of German-based Biotest AG, a worldwide supplier of traditional a...

Sigma-Aldrich, Oxford BioMedica and Open Biosystems Settle Patent Dispute Over Use of LentiVector Technology in Research Reagents

ST. LOUIS, March 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- From: Jai P. Nagarkatti, President and CEO Sigma-Aldrich (Nasdaq: SIAL ), Oxford BioMedica (LSE: OXB) and Open Biosystems, Inc., a privately held corporation, have jointly announced a confidential settlement of their patent litigation. Sigma-Aldr...

Third Wave releases reagents for Hepatitis C testing

MADISON - Third Wave Technologies announced a new line of genotyping reagents for the Hepatitis C virus Monday at the 20th Annual Clinical Virology Symposium in Florida. The Hepatitis C virus is the leading cause of liver disease in the United States and affects 4 million Americans, leading to...

Southwestern lab selects Third Wave reagents for Hepatitis tests

MADISON, Wis. Third Wave Technologies Inc. has announced that the southwestern laboratory network TriCore Reference Laboratories has adopted Third Wave's Invader Hepatitis C Virus genotyping reagents. The reagents are part of tests that can identify all six types of the Hepatitis C virus, a...

A Comparison Study of Lipid Tranfection Reagents in A549, NIH 3T3 and COS-7 Cell Lines

LipoTAXI reagent is effective with a wide variety of cells Leslie S. Arrington Genetic Applications LLC LipoTAXI transfection reagent can be used for simple and reproducible delivery of foreign DNA into mammalian cells. In this study, we used varying amounts of Lip...

Third Wave strikes deal with Kaiser Permanente on cystic fibrosis reagents

MADISON - Third Wave Technologies has announced the launch of its Invader cystic fibrosis genotyping analyte-specific reagents. In conjunction with Invaders premiere, the company announced a new partnership with Kaiser Permanente , the largest non-profit health plan in the United States, to sup...

Total RNA Purification from Cultured Cells Using the ABI PRISM 6700 Automated Nucleic Acid Workstation and Total RNA Lysis Reagents

Abstract Applied Biosystems has developed new techniques that produce highpurity total RNA from biological sources such as cultured cells. These techniques eliminate the need for post-isolation DNase treatment or other manual handling, and produce a highly pure product, free ...

SAFC Supply Solutions(R) Announces Raw Materials Line Developed Specifically to Meet Molecular Diagnostics Manufacturing Requirements

...luding molecular grade raw materials tested on key contaminants, Proligo(R) reagents raw materials, specialty molecular products for PCR and other novel applica...customized manufacturing, packaging and analytical services. The Proligo(R) reagents are produced in SAFC's ISO certified Hamburg, Germany facility with other p...

Magellan Diagnostic Businesses to Feature Automated Systems and Diagnostic Tests at Clinical Lab Expo

...agellan serves the worldwide clinical-diagnostic market with rapid point-of-care analyzers and consumables; blood culture, susceptibility systems, and reagents for microbiology labs; automated ELISA assay processing systems; esoteric assays; and services. Scientists use our life-science tools for cutting-edge...

Improving Transfusion Safety: Fenwal, Verax Biomedical Sign Agreement for Rapid, Point-of-Care Bacteria Test

...erapies. The Verax PGD(R) test, based on proprietary technology developed by Verax, consists of an easy-to-use disposable handheld device and reagents that work together to detect the presence of bacterial contaminants in platelets. The test can be performed in fewer than 30 minutes and is designed ...

Instrumentation Laboratory to Announce 'Passion & Results' Award Winners

...n Laboratory ( www.ilus.com ), founded in 1959, is a worldwide developer, manufacturer and distributor of in vitro diagnostic instruments, related reagents and controls for use primarily in hospitals and independent clinical laboratories. The company's product lines include critical care systems, hemosta...

Gyros Raises SEK 80 Million to Accelerate the Commercialization of its Gyrolab(R) Systems for the Cost-Efficient Development of Biopharmaceuticals

...cted with a significantly reduced background, increased dynamic range and with higher throughput. All this is achieved using only nanoliter volumes of reagents and sample. More data can be generated in less time and with higher precision, consequently improving productivity and effectiveness. Applications spa...

Immucor Responds To FDA Notice

...mmitted to achieving this end as quickly as possible," stated Dr. De Chirico. Founded in 1982, Immucor manufactures and sells a complete line of reagents and systems used by hospitals, reference laboratories and donor centers to detect and identify certain properties of the cell and serum components of ...

Sigma-Aldrich and Atlas Antibodies Announce 2,300 New, Highly Validated Prestige Antibodies(RM)

...tlas.org ). The HPA vision is to enable the systematic generation of quality assured antibodies to all non-redundant human proteins and to use these reagents to functionally explore human proteins, protein variants and protein interactions. Cautionary Statement: This release contains forward-lookin...

BRAHMS, Cezanne and Lumiphore Announce Partnership for Diagnostic Tests

...thdrawal and in the same time save time and costs for the hospital. Lumi4(R) complexes are a new class of fluorescent-metal lanthanide detection reagents based on technology patented by Professor Kenneth N. Raymond and coworkers at the University of California, Berkeley . Lanthanides are exceptional du...

METTLER TOLEDO Introduces an Affordable Reaction Block for Solid Phase Peptide Synthesis (SPPS)

...and subsequent purification are major bottlenecks encountered during synthesis of peptide libraries. Applications using novel solid supported reagents in combination with solid phase synthesis and parallel purification are reported to produce diverse, drug like library of hindered amides, dipeptides,...

A Worldwide Milestone in Cell Analysis - 40 Years of Flow Cytometry

..., even in nanometer range, are detected. The cells are marked with specific reagents and excited by one or more laser, consequently the emitted fluorescent sign...veloped and manufactured. Partec offers the complete diagnostic package and reagents in the fight against Tb, Malaria and HIV/ AIDS. http://www.partec.co...

BD and FIND Achieve Milestone in Global Battle Against MDR-TB

...ional 11 high burden countries." Under the terms of the agreement, the reagents will now be discounted 80%. Slight price variations will occur for end use...ears it is expected that partners GDF, GLI and FIND will provide equipment, reagents and technical expertise in identified countries for modernizing and expandi...

Rules-Based Medicine, Inc. Launches DiscoveryMAP(TM) Service for Drug and Diagnostic Development

...tive data compared to any available proteomic service or platform technology. All samples are processed in RBM's CLIA-certified lab using proprietary reagents and software to give the most accurate and reproducible protein measurements. Multiplexing allows all of these assays to be processed from a 500 micr...

Frost & Sullivan Recognizes Cisbio Bioassays for Technology Innovation

...pharmaceutical industry for the high throughput screening stage of drug development. In addition, Cisbio Bioassays produces a selection of biological reagents and methods used by pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, as well as contract research organizations (CROs). Headquartered in Bagnols-sur-Ceze,...

Abbott & BioGenex Extend the Technology Co-development and Distribution Agreement for Marketing the Xmatrx(R) Advanced Staining Platform for the Automation of FISH, IHC and ISH Molecular Diagnostic Assays

...ioGenex, a developer of innovative instruments and reagents for automated slide based staining systems for mol...optimal results with Abbott Molecular AutoFISH(TM) reagents and FISH technology. The Xmatrx will be co-br...novative instrument platforms and a broad range of reagents to standardize and bring workflow improvements to ...

Assay Designs(TM), Inc. Announces Release of First Available Product for Multiplex Analysis of Heat Shock Proteins

... ANN ARBOR, Mich., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Assay Designs, Inc., a leading provider of immunoassay kits, antibodies, and reagents to the life science and translational research markets, has announced the release of the first commercially available multiplex assay dedicated to the...

ZyGEM Corp. Signs Agreement to Incorporate Its Breakthrough DNA Extraction Technology Into Rubicon's Research and Diagnostic Products

...enome amplification by incorporating ZyGEM technology and other proprietary reagents into our kits, which have been shown to increase the sensitivity, specifici..., Inc. Rubicon is a pre-analytical platform company that commercializes reagents and kits to increase the analytical and clinical performance of instrument ...

Immucor and Alverno Clinical Laboratories Sign Five-Year Automation Agreement

...ase visit our website at www.alvernoclinicallabs.com . About Immucor Founded in 1982, Immucor manufactures and sells a complete line of reagents and systems used by hospitals, reference laboratories and donor centers to detect and identify certain properties of the cell and serum components of ...

GeneCards(R) Version 3.0 Beta Released

... and SNPs, gene expression, gene function, pathways, protein-protein interactions, related drugs & compounds and direct links to valuable research reagents and tools such as antibodies, recombinant proteins, clones, expression assays and RNAi reagents. GeneCards was developed over the last 12 years by a w...

ZyGEM Releases Application Note Showing its DNA Extraction Kits Rapidly Produce High Yields of Quality DNA

...then amplified a relevant segment of DNA using PCR reagents supplied in the kits and also with an external amp...ion reagents, and the stability of the prepGEM(TM) reagents allows convenient storage at 4 degrees C, reducing...384 samples in less than 30 minutes. They contain reagents that have been optimized for downstream PCR-based ...

Spectros Corporation Protects Its Cool White LED Spectroscopy Technology Against Alleged Infringement by Thermo Fisher Scientific

...private concern. ABOUT THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC, INC. (NYSE: TMO ) : Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. provides analytical instruments, equipment, reagents and consumables, software, and services for research, manufacture, analysis, discovery, and diagnostics.. (Note: Forward-looking statements are i...

Caliper Life Sciences Reports First Quarter 2009 Results

...orable currency effects of approximately 5%. Optical Imaging growth was driven by continued strong global demand for IVIS instruments and accessories, reagents and services. Caliper's Discovery Alliances and Services (CDAS) revenues decreased by 7% (unaffected by currency changes) to $4.2 million ...

Sangamo BioSciences Announces Publication in Nature of the Use of Zinc Finger Nucleases to Accelerate Precision Trait Stacking in Commercial Crop Species

...genes to create novel cell lines and whole organisms - both plant and animal. Today, ZFPs are being used to generate improved crops, powerful research reagents and novel drugs for the treatment of intractable human diseases." In June 2008 Dow AgroSciences exercised its option to become the exclusive lice...

STEMCELL Technologies Introduces a New Animal Component-Free, Serum-Free Medium for Culturing Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells

...s STEMCELL Technologies, a privately-owned biotechnology company, is a leader in specialty cell culture media, cell separation products and ancillary reagents for life science research. Driven by science, STEMCELL delivers over 900 products to more than 70 countries worldwide. To learn more about how STEMC...

InVitria Reveals Technology to Optimize Hybridoma Production Performance

... InVitria - www.InVitria.com InVitria develops, manufactures and markets a portfolio of high performance and well defined cell culture products and reagents used in bioprocessing, biopharmaceutical formulation, stem cell & regenerative medicine, life science research and diagnostics. Contact Erik...

Cepheid Reports 2009 First Quarter Results

... 2009 2008 Change ---- ---- ------ Clinical Systems $4.8 $7.0 -32% Clinical reagents 19.0 10.6 79% ---- ---- Total Clinical 23.8 17.6 35% Industrial ...

Fate Therapeutics and Stemgent Launch Catalyst: A Unique Industry Program for First Access to the Most Advanced Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Technology

...ce by providing application validated, proprietary reagents and tools developed by some of the world's leading...velopment of optimized small molecules and protein reagents for efficient and reproducible iPS cell generation...dvances stem cell science by providing proprietary reagents and tools developed by some of the world's leading...

Xennex Inc. Providing Satoris Inc. with Latest GeneCards(R) Tools for Characterization of Protein Biomarkers Associated With Neurological Conditions

... SNPs, gene expression, gene function, pathways, protein-protein interactions, related drugs & compounds and direct links to cutting-edge research reagents and tools such as antibodies, recombinant proteins, clones, expression assays and RNAi reagents. GeneCards was developed over the last 12 years by a w...

ImClone Systems and Lonza Walkersville to Discuss Paperless QC Micro at PDA Annual Meeting

...inct business units; Cell Discovery, Molecular Biology, Media, Rapid Testing and Cell Therapy Contract Manufacturing. The products range from research reagents to licensed test kits to regulated parenteral products. For more information, visit www.lonza.com . About PDA The Parenteral Drug Association (...
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