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Liquid Handling Platform For Inert, Multi-Format Sample Processing

February 18, 2004 4:52 am | Articles | Comments

TekBench-SP™ is a fully automated liquid handling platform for the processing of tube- and plate-based samples in an inert environment, providing protection from factors known to compromise sample integrity and stability (oxygen, moisture, light, dust).

Assay Automation Workstation

February 18, 2004 4:52 am | Articles | Comments

The CRS Mini DM Workstation is a scalable and reliable automation platform for automating ELISA and other biochemical assays. Modular design allows the system to expand easily by adding or swapping instruments and storage as assay and throughput requirements change.

Filter Plates For Automated Workstations

February 18, 2004 4:52 am | Articles | Comments

MultiScreen HTS filter plates were developed specifically for use with automated workstations. One-piece plate design facilitates use with robotic gripper arms and stackers. Rigid sidewalls provide ample surface to accommodate bar code labels. Removable underdrain allows easy membrane access.


Robotic Centrifuge For The Automated Laboratory

February 18, 2004 4:52 am | Articles | Comments

Rotanta 46 RSC refrigerated, robotic centrifuge features pc control and rotor positioning. Controlled by remote optical data transmission, it automatically performs routine laboratory tasks. If needed, all functions can be controlled manually via control panel.


Liquid Handling Workstation (2779)

February 18, 2004 4:52 am | Articles | Comments

Eppendorf ep Motion 5070 liquid handling workstation enables rapid and reproducible liquid handling through automated pipetting, dispensing and dispensing variants. Sequences and protocols that had been carried out manually can be transferred to the system.

Microplate Reagent Dispenser

February 18, 2004 4:52 am | Articles | Comments

Bio-Tek Instruments has expanded its line of μFill™ bulk reagent dispensers to with a unit that dispenses into 24-well plates with an easily adapted manifold designed specifically for cell-based applications.

Multiple Well Filter Plate

February 18, 2004 4:52 am | Articles | Comments

AcroPrep™ 384 multi-well filter plate uses patented technology to eliminate lateral cross contamination by individually sealing each well. Laboratories can reliably process 384 samples in minutes, increase output and identify promising drug targets to treat diseases.

Novartis Appoints Yeast Expert To Expand Model Organism Research 2/17/04

February 17, 2004 1:47 pm | Articles | Comments

by Elizabeth Tolchin Acknowledging the importance of model organisms in pharmaceutical research, Novartis appointed Susan Gasser, PhD, to director of the Friedrich Miescher Institute (FMI) in Basel, Switzerland.


Collection, Transport, Purification And Storage Of PCR-ready Plant DNA

February 17, 2004 10:24 am | Articles | Comments

The number of PCR-based methods for plant molecular research has increased dramatically. Application of these methods alone, or in combination with other tools, range from marker assisted selection, molecular mapping, varietal identification and phylogeny research to genomics and chip technology.


DNA Mapping of Tumors Predicts Drug Response 2/13/04

February 13, 2004 12:57 pm | Articles | Comments

by Elizabeth Tolchin Optical mapping of DNA derived from brain tumors (oligodendrogliomas) could help pinpoint the genetic variation that determines the effectiveness of drug therapies in patients, according to researchers.


"Dead" Genes Influence Drug Development 2/12/04

February 12, 2004 12:42 pm | Articles | Comments

by Elizabeth Tolchin Are pseudogenes important for understanding the human genome? Yes, says a group from Yale who catalogued 8,000 processed pseudogenes in the human genome.


Contract Laboratory Completes an Agreement, Extends Another, 2/11/04

February 11, 2004 10:57 am | Articles | Comments

by Tariq Malik, a freelance writer based in Queens, N.Y. An alliance between Pfizer Inc., New York, and the discovery chemistry provider ChemBridge Research Laboratories LLC (CRL), San Diego, has grown beyond its initial goal to produce advanced screening libraries for the global pharmaceutical giant.


Cooperation Between Industry, FDA Leads to Rebound in Drug Innovation 2/10/04

February 10, 2004 10:53 am | Articles | Comments

by Don Monroe, PhD The US Food and Drug Administration reported in January what it called a rebound in approval of innovative drugs in 2003.


Phospho-ERK2 ELISA

February 10, 2004 6:57 am | Articles | Comments

Phospho-ERK1/ERK2 DuoSet® IC ELISA Development System kits (R&D Systems) provide an alternative to Western blots for intracellular factors involved in signal transduction, apoptosis, and transcription.

Anti-human TCR Antibodies

February 10, 2004 6:57 am | Articles | Comments

Anti-human TCR V?12.1 monoclonal antibody is for validated applications including flow cytometry, immunoprecipitation, frozen tissue staining, and T cell activation. Anti-human TCR V?6.


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