The Applied Biosystems 8500 Affinity Chip Analyzer uses surface plasmon resonance (SPR) technology in a SpotMatrix chip format to facilitate high-throughput affinity analysis and kinetic characterization.
ArrayScan® V TI HCS Reader from Cellomics, Inc., an automated high content screening platform, is a modular, integrated system for large-scale cell biology research using fluorescent cell-based assays.
Corning Incorporated and Promega Corporation have introduced an online tool that allows printing groups and microarray end-users to verify the quality of the cDNA labeling reaction prior to hybridization.
MasterPure Yeast RNA Purification Kit provides the reagents necessary to purify RNA from fungal cell types, including: Candida, Saccharomyces, Schizosaccharomyces, and filamentous fungi, in about 40 minutes.
GeneXP Biosciences, Inc. offers high-throughput gene-expression profiling using automation of Ambion's 96-well MessageAmp process for RNA amplification and labeling. Sample preparation and hybridization processing are performed in 96-well format using standard liquid-handling robotics.
GeneChip® brand Human Genome U133 Plus 2.0 Array provides the protein-coding content of the human genome on a single microarray. The HG-U133 Plus 2.0 Array analyzes the expression level of nearly 50,000 RNA transcripts and variants with 22 different probes per transcript.
Safire 2 (Tecan) fully modular monochromator-based microplate detection system provides a range of high-speed fluorescence techniques.
Biostat® B-DCU provides independent control of up to four culture vessels and a touch screen panel that allow complex system configurations, from process inputs to control loops, including special gas blending strategies.
Designed to fit on a lab bench, the RoboMicroScope I (RoboDesign International, Inc.) is a fully modular and expandable protein crystal imaging and analysis system.
PicoTREC a Topography and RECognition imaging system (Molecular Imaging Corp.) combines real-time detection of molecular recognition events and single-molecule sensitivity with the imaging capability of the Atomic Force Microscope (AFM).
Solution parallel solution phase synthesizer features 2 sizes of septum-sealed reactors, coaxial probes and an enclosed work area flushed with nitrogen that allows reliable performance of sensitive reactions.
The LabChip 3000 Drug Discovery System performs unattended biochemical and cell-based screening assays using Caliper Life Science's microfluidic chips. The entry level LabChip 3000 Development Station is a basic system that is fully upgradeable for high-throughput screening applications.
CellBIND culture surface (Corning Inc. Life Sciences) incorporates a patented technology that uses a microwave process for treating the cell culture surface.
Multi-element probes provide ultrasonic processing of samples in 96well, deep-well plates. The probes deliver ultrasonic intensity directly into the sample no energy is lost. The complete assembly is approximately 260 mm long, and can be mounted on a laboratory stand or an automated system.
by Elizabeth Tolchin A consortium of researchers from The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, The Institute for Genomic Research (TIGR), Purdue University, and Orion Genomics is nearing its goal of finding an efficient method to isolate and sequence maize (corn) genes.