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2011-02-12 00:00:46

Today a digitized, or computerized, form of immunohistochemistry (IHC) is revolutionizing the clinical pathology industry, helping pathologists make diagnoses with improved accuracy, efficiency and speed are invaluable to the doctors and their patients who rely on pathology results. IHC is a test used to detect disease and determine its source and how advanced it is. IHC allows pathologists to differentiate abnormal, or diseased, cells from healthy cells and is used widely, especially in...

2011-01-20 14:41:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OriGene Technologies, Inc. has recently achieved a significant milestone in its quest for developing an assay for every human protein through the release of 1,500 mouse monoclonal antibodies under the TrueMAB brand. Each TrueMAB antibody is specifically developed with full-length human proteins produced in HEK293T cells and validated for critical research and diagnostic needs requiring improved antibody sensitivity and specificity. Greater than...

2010-11-12 10:44:00

BRANFORD, Conn., Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- HistoRx, Inc. (privately held), a diagnostics company, announced the launch and first commercial sale this week of clinical diagnostic assays based on AQUA® technology. Genoptix, Inc. (Nasdaq: GXDX), a specialized laboratory service provider, is launching NexCourse®(1) BCa by AQUA technology, a suite of breast cancer assays based on quantitative immunohistochemistry. NexCourse BCa by AQUA technology is:...

2010-08-09 08:00:00

BURLINGAME, Calif., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Epitomics, Inc., the rabbit monoclonal antibody company, announces today the launch of EP Clone(TM) Rabbit Monoclonal Antibodies and their detection systems for pathology applications. These diagnostic immunohistochemistry (IHC) products are manufactured by the In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) Division of the Company. This new line of products are developed in compliance with regulation for IHC antibodies and detection systems in the United States,...

2010-06-16 05:00:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Clarient, Inc. (Nasdaq: CLRT), a premier technology and services resource for pathologists, oncologists and the pharmaceutical industry, today announced that Neal S. Goldstein, M.D., has been named the Company's Director of Surgical Pathology. He reports directly to Chief Medical Officer Kenneth J. Bloom, M.D. Dr. Goldstein is a nationally known surgical pathologist with expertise in molecular pathology, immunohistochemistry,...

2010-05-12 16:32:00

NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- HistoRx , Inc., announced today that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted a patent protecting the company's methods for determining a cancer patient's prognosis based on sub-cellular localization of biomarkers. U.S. Patent No. 7,709,222 is issued to Yale University and inventors David Rimm, Bob Camp, Mark Gustavson and Greg Tedeschi, and is exclusively licensed to HistoRx. Use of tissue biomarkers to characterize a patient's cancer is a...

2010-02-19 16:00:00

CARLSBAD, Calif. and NEW HAVEN, Conn., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Genoptix, Inc. (Nasdaq: GXDX), a specialized laboratory service provider, and HistoRx, Inc. (privately held), a diagnostics company, today announced a multi-year licensing agreement for AQUA® technology and several diagnostic assays based on it. Genoptix has obtained exclusive commercial laboratory rights in the United States to develop and perform three solid tumor assays using HistoRx's proprietary...

2010-02-10 08:54:45

Previous studies have shown that assessment of immunoglobulin subclasses in plasma cells by immunohistochemistry (IHC) may be useful in the histopathologic evaluation of autoimmune liver diseases. However, further studies are necessary in order to validate the diagnostic utility of IgM and IgG immunohistochemistry in this specific scenario. A research team from United States evaluated the predominant plasma cell immunoglobulin subclass present in liver biopsies of patients with...

2009-11-17 14:00:00

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- HistoRx today announced that the Company's proprietary AQUA technology, an automated image analysis platform based on tissue-based quantitative immunofluorescence, was noted in a recent National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN) Task Force Report on hormone receptor testing in breast cancer as one of the "... promising new strategies being developed for the measurement of ER and PgR in breast cancer tissue." Experts from the country's leading...

2009-11-17 11:16:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Expression Pathology, a leader in tissue proteomic analysis, today announced Mayo Clinic has licensed non-exclusive rights to Expression Pathology's Liquid Tissue® patent for use in diagnosis of systemic amyloidosis in formalin-fixed tissue. Patented Liquid Tissue® methodology enables solubilization of proteins for mass spectrometric analysis of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue, the standard form of...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.