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  • The Hybrimune electrofusion system is an advanced cell fusion system capable of delivering variable ac pulse frequencies. Offering optimized and reproducible protocols, the system uses patented technology to enhance the alignment of cells in large volumes; as many as 9 million cells can be fused in
  • Three new monoclonal antibodies specific to the Chikungunya virus, and two monoclonal antibodies that are Alphavirus-group specific, are available. Chkungunya virus can be found in tropical Asia and Africa. It typically causes a two- to three-day fever, sometimes with an associated rash. Arthritic p
  • A stepper motor drive platform has the capability of communication using an RS-485 data protocol. The main advantage of using the RS-485 protocol, especially for industrial equipment such as stepper drives, industrial motor drives, and servo systems, is the ability to perform long data transmissions
  • The LPSI/LPS2 Series includes ultra-low differential pressure sensors that measure from 0.1 to 5 inches of water in various non-directional or bi-directional calibration ranges. Based on a MEMS thermo-anemometer, the LPSI/LPS2 Series infers differential pressure from a nanoliters-per-second gas flow
  • A laser micromachining system was developed for universities and corporate research to fabricate microfluidic, MEMs, and medical devices in a rapid prototype fashion, with tolerances approaching 1 micron. Traditionally, MEMs devices are fabricated using traditional semiconductor lithography, but the
  • Easy-to-use software keeps track of inventory items by location.  CheckMate Stockroom software can track inventory in the main stockroom as well as at other locations. It tracks inventory by multiple units of measure (ml/sq in) and records lot numbers, serial numbers, and expiration dates. Repo
  • A sensor manufacturer is launching the LG01 microflow switch for ultralow liquid flow rates and bubble detection. The sensor makes fluidic systems more reliable by enabling the detection of liquid flow within the range of a few milliliters per minute. For such measurements the sensor offers a short
  • When DNA targets high in GC content are amplified, PCR product formation can be compromised by inadequate strand separation and the propensity for complex secondary structure formation. The use of standard 7-deaza-dGTP is a method for overcoming this problem. CleanAmp 7-deaza-dGTP is a fusion of the
  • The Thermo Scientific Pierce TiO2 phosphopeptide enrichment and clean-up kit reportedly improves mass spectrometry analysis of phosphoproteins. The TiO2 resin in the kit provides an alternative to IMAC resins, and it enriches more phosphopeptides and preferentially enriches for monophosphorylated pe
  • A small, semiautomated nephelometer, together with Freelite serum-free light-chain assays, can be used in diagnosis, prognosis, and monitoring of patients with monoclonal gammopathies. The exclusive combination of Freelite and Mininephplus enables laboratories with small Freelite workloads to provid
  • A company offers six new highly characterized seroconversion panels for current assay qualification. The HIV seroconversion panels feature enhanced product information, including Fiebig stage and fourth-generation screening-test results. Each panel consists of a set of undiluted plasma samples from
  • A next-generation monoblock filler/capper design features servo-driven cap placement and torque systems. Able to operate at speeds up to 120 bottles per minute, the unique design allows caps to be handled with precision to reduce the risk of dropped or skewed caps. A two-stage torque system first us
  • A global supplier of instruments and containers for research applications offers CryoELITE Cryogenic Vials that are CE marked in accordance with the requirements of Directive 8/79/EC on in vitro diagnostic medical devices. The CryoELITE line of polypropylene cryogenic vials is specifically designed
  • A company specializing in hybrid microplate detection technology has released the Synergy H1 Hybrid Multi-Mode Microplate Reader. This latest addition to its patent-pending product line expands the performance, versatility, and flexibility offered by hybrid technology. Synergy H1 is offered as a hig
  • A manufacturer of engineered linear motion products offers customers the ability to configure and download CAD models of its entire line of RGS linear rail systems. CAD download availability includes both motorized and non-motorized linear rail systems with the flexibility to change or modify such f
  • The KNF SC920 Series vacuum pump system for laboratory processing applications is exclusively equipped for wireless remote control of all pump-operating modes and functions. The wireless technology maximizes pump system flexibility and saves valuable space by allowing the system to be located away f
  • Immobilized Trypsin is TPCK-treated trypsin immobilized on 4% agarose. It helps to eliminate contamination of protein digests by the enzyme and is readily removed by separating the agarose from the digestion solution. The TPCK treatment inactivates the interfering chymotrypsin activity. A serine end
  • A global filtration, separation, and purification corporation has expanded its next-generation 96-well filter plate portfolio to include additional membrane options and larger well volumes. The portfolio now includes plates that have been optimized for applications such as protein fractionation, lys
  • Further expanding the Synergy microplate reader family, the Synergy 2 Alpha microplate reader provides high-performance Alpha detection for low- to medium-throughput laboratories. Synergy 2 Alpha comes preconfigured with the Alpha filter set, mirrors, software, and optical modules to read all Alpha
  • A microfluidics designer and manufacturer has introduced the Micro Droplet Systems, which enable rapid advances in droplet microfluidics and allow users to produce more than 10,000 monodispersed droplets per second. Built around Dolomite’s industry-leading microfluidic pumps, connectors, and c
  • A phosphopeptide enrichment kit aids in processing protein digests and strong cation exchange fractions to selectively recover phosphopeptides for mass spectrometric analysis in less than 30 minutes. The Pierce Fe-NTA Phosphopeptide Enrichment Kit supplies high-capacity Fe-NTA spin columns and optim
  • A company integrates net-weigh capability with its Monoblock Filler/Capper device to create a very precise filling system for bottles, microtubes, vials, and syringes. Integrated scales measure and record the weight of the container prior to and again after filling to verify exact fill amounts with
  • The bicinchoninic acid (BCA) protein assay, a colorimetric assay for the estimation of protein concentration, is affordable and highly sensitive. It is compatible with a wide range of ionic and nonionic detergents and is highly sensitive with a linear range of 20 to 2000 µg/ml. The assay relie
  • A solution enhances gene transfer into mammalian cells transfected by electroporation. BTXpress solution is single buffer, developed to quickly and efficiently deliver genes into mammalian cells previously considered “hard to transfect” by chemical or other nonviral methods. BTXpress su
  • A company specializing in motion and control technologies has released its newest miniature proportional valve, the VSO Max. This high-flow proportional valve provides flows greater than 200 slpm while consuming less than 2 watts of power. The valve reportedly offers 18% more flow while using 2