Contributing to susceptibility
Focus for therapeutic development
Dual effect for Lipitor combo
A new class of drugs works best in patients with mutations in the BRAF gene, part of the receptor tyrosine kinase (RAF) pathway, reports a team of researchers led by scientists at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), New York, in the November 6 advance online edition of Nature .
Listing of licensing and service agreements
A patent was granted to Source MDx, Boulder, Colo., that describes the discovery of “normal” healthy levels of human gene expression and covers the use of such normal ranges in diagnosing disease and response to therapy.
A universal spring tray is available for Julabo’s SW22 and SW23 shaking water bathes. It allows for the insertion of almost any type, or combination, of beaker, flask or sample container.
Labpette Discovery Pipettes provide accuracy, reproducibility, comfort and safety. Volume is easily set using either thumbwheel or pushbutton. Pushbutton design prevents accidental change.
Elix Clinical laboratory water purification system supports medium-sized clinical analyzers performing chemistry and immunochemistry assays. Water quality significantly impacts the precision and sensitivity of laboratory test results.
SPOT Pursuit XS digital camera system delivers 14-bit megapixel images up to 11 full frames per second at less than 8 electrons read noise. With Binning and ROI, the camera delivers over 130 frames per second and has been finely tuned for high speed biological event tracking.
IQbase 2.0 enterprise image asset management software (Media Cybernetics) offers database enhancements and new display, measurement, and collaboration tools that enable organizations to store, query, and share images and data.
Nanomite micro injector pump features a small pump controller and a thin-profile remote pumping head. The device holds syringes up to 6-mm diameter, from 0.5 μl to 1.25 ml, and achieves the linear force needed for gas tight microsyringes.
The 48-plex GenomeLab SNPstream (Beckman Coulter, Inc.), an automated, multiplexed genotyping system can process up to 48 SNPs in each well of an arrayed 384-well plate.
The ScanArray G X PLUS Microarray Analysis System is a dedicated 2-laser, entry-level microarray scanner. Single slide scanning can be upgraded to high-throughput automated scanning and analysis with a 20-slide autoloader.