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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.


Fluorescent Screening For Kinase, Phosphatase Inhibitors

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

The Z'-LYTE™ assay platform (Invitrogen Corp.) provides a fluorescence-based biochemical


Untouched B Cell Isolation

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

Miltenyi Biotec has announced the release of several new MACS® products for the isolation of untouched human B cells.


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.

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.

Characterize, Quantify IgG Purity And Heterogeneity

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

ProteomeLab™ IgG purity/heterogeneity assay (Beckman Coulter) is offered in kit format with a validated standard operating protocol (SOP).

Chemiluminescent Substrate (2747)

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

BioFX's chemiluminescent substrates are used in immunoassay and immunoblotting applications. The reagents are intensified and the signal duration increased by proprietary enhancers.

HDAC8 Activity Assay

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

HDAC8 Colorimetric/Fluorometric Activity Assay/Drug Discovery Kit is HTS-friendly assay and allows real-time monitoring of HDAC activity. This is made possible by HDAC-TRAC™ substrate and buffer, which also enables a choice of either colorimetric or fluorometric detection.

HSP27 (Heat Shock Protein) ELISA

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

HSP27 [pS82] phosphoELISA™ is sensitive to 1,000 cells/well, demonstrated with HeLa cell lysates. Additional validated cell lines include THP-1, HT1080, Jurkat and 293 cells.


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