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2010-02-01 18:49:35

The search for new drug compounds is probably worse than looking for a needle in a haystack because scientists are limited in the size of the haystacks they can rummage through"”time and money make it virtually impossible to screen or search through super-large libraries of potential compounds. This is a serious problem, because there is enormous interest in identifying synthetic molecules that bind to proteins for applications in drug discovery, biology, and proteomics, and larger...

2009-12-17 06:00:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- John Howell, CEO of Arrayit Diagnostics, Inc., a majority-owned subsidiary of Arrayit Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: ARYC), today formally commented on the anticipated timeline for commercialization of its microarray-based OvaDx(TM) Pre-Symptomatic Ovarian Cancer Blood Test, which is currently advancing through late-stage development - the rights to which have been assigned exclusively to the Company by Arrayit Corporation. Howell stated, "In...

2009-12-10 06:00:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arrayit Diagnostics, Inc., a majority-owned subsidiary of Arrayit Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: ARYC), today announced that it has executed a sponsored research agreement with Wayne State University and Arrayit Corporation, which encompasses continuing research and development of a microarray-based diagnostic test for the early detection of ovarian cancer. This newly sponsored research project will be jointly conducted at the laboratories...

2009-12-09 07:30:00

HOUSTON, Dec. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Arrayit Diagnostics, Inc., a majority-owned subsidiary of Arrayit Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: ARYC), today announced that it has signed an exclusive License Agreement with Wayne State University to key intellectual property covering discoveries of biomarkers of ovarian cancer. The agreement with Wayne State University grants Arrayit exclusive worldwide rights to develop and commercialize a novel microarray-based diagnostic test using...

2009-12-01 17:41:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Advances in the Use of Biomarkers in Biochip and Microarray Testing: Innovative technologies, growth opportunities and the future market outlook http://www.reportlinker.com/p0165655/Advances-in-the-Use-of-Biomarkers-in-Biochip-and-Microarray-Testing-Innovative-technologies-growth-opportunities-and-the-future-market-outlook.html Microarrays and biochips are small...

2009-11-09 09:28:00

POTOMAC FALLS, Va., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- TessArae® LLC, a global leader in resequencing microarray-based applications, announces the launch of new integrated product solutions for genetic testing of the mutations that underlie human hereditary diseases. The combination of TessArae's expertise in microarray-based resequencing with novel nucleotide sequence basecalling algorithms and analysis software enables screening for all targeted mutations in multiple genes of a...

2009-10-14 09:43:03

A team of scientists, led by a biomedical engineer at The University of Texas at Austin, have demonstrated "“ for the first time "“ that mathematical models created from data obtained by DNA microarrays, can be used to correctly predict previously unknown cellular mechanisms. This brings biologists a step closer to one day being able to understand and control the inner workings of the cell as readily as NASA engineers plot the trajectories of spacecraft today. "Thanks to the Human...

2009-08-05 10:41:00

CARLISLE, Mass., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- CapitalBio Corporation and VigeneTech Inc. have announced the launch of a fully integrated microarray solution platform. CapitalBio Corp., a developer and marketer of diagnostic biochips and advanced microarray instrument systems, in collaboration with VigeneTech, developers of novel image analysis, automation, and instrumentation software, now offers a platform that combines the superior performance and "one-click" automation of the MicroVigene(TM)...

2009-08-05 07:57:00

CARLSBAD, Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- GenVault Corporation is pleased to report that their DNA recovery product, GenSolve(TM), is enabling independent groups, from diverse research areas, to recover DNA from Guthrie cards and FTA paper for microarray based genomic analysis and Illumina iSelect based genotyping. Two publications, BMC Research Notes 2009, 2:107 (16 June 2009) and BMC Genetics 2009, 10:38 (22 July 2009) www.biomedcentral.com, illustrate that GenSolve(TM) methodology is...

2009-05-22 10:10:00

The widely-used Affymetrix Whole-Transcript Gene 1.0 ST (sense target) microarray platform, normally used to assay gene expression, can also be utilized to interrogate exon-specific splicing. Research published today in the open access journal BMC Bioinformatics shows scientists how to monitor alternative splicing activity on a genome-wide scale, without investing in new exon microarray technologies.Alternative splicing produces a variety of mRNA transcripts from a single gene by splicing...


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