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2014-02-26 23:03:16

Nanopositioning specialist PI (Physik Instrumente) LP – offers a new large aperture type nanopositioning system consisting of a digital controller and precision positioning stage based on piezo drives and flexure guides. The system is designed for imaging, surface metrology and microscopy applications. Auburn, MA (PRWEB) February 26, 2014 PI’s new P-736.ZR Large Aperture piezo nanopositioning stages are optimized for high resolution and very fast step and settle. They are designed...

2014-02-25 23:26:22

Xtalks presents a new and informative webinar that will discuss IHC assay test design that increases the chance for optimal cutpoint of biomarker expression. There will be two live broadcasts on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at 9am EDT (1pm GMT) and 1pm EDT. Toronto, Canada (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Today, IHC assay tests are commonly designed with limited stringency in comparison to common ELISA tests in the clinical setting. IHC scoring and cutpoints are determined arbitrarily biased toward...

2014-02-06 23:21:11

EPIC Systems, Inc. recently installed an industrial distillation system engineered to fit within a tight plant footprint. The distillation system was integrated in two process skids, designed to be joined after installation. St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 EPIC Systems, Inc. recently installed an industrial distillation system engineered to fit within a tight plant footprint. The distillation system was integrated in two process skids, designed to be joined after installation....

2014-02-05 16:27:11

DUBLIN, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5ggtdb/pcr_in_screening) has announced the addition of the "PCR in Screening and Diagnostics: Market Developments, Growth Areas and Opportunities" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) This market analysis was carried out to provide business information to developers, manufacturers and suppliers in the PCR clinical and diagnostics field. Its...

2014-02-04 23:29:47

Cambridge Biomedical announces collaboration with renowned Luminex assay development expert, Dr. James Lederer to deliver a total solution to our clients. Boston, MA (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 Cambridge Biomedical announces collaboration with renowned Luminex assay development expert, Dr. James Lederer to deliver a total solution to our clients. Cambridge Biomedical’s experience in bioanalytical assay development, optimization, validation and diagnostic testing, combined with Dr....

2014-02-04 08:34:26

The Revolutionary New System Provides Absolute Digital mRNA Quantitation Capabilities for Single Cell and Small Sample Studies PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cellular Research, Inc., announced today that it will unveil the details of its new Pixel(TM) System to attendees at the Advances in Genome Biology and Technology (AGBT) meeting in Marco Island, FL during a presentation by Steve Fodor, Cellular Research's CEO. The Pixel System is based on Cellular Research's innovative...

2014-01-29 16:28:49

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Luminex Corporation (NASDAQ: LMNX) today announced that management will present at the 2014 Leerink Global Healthcare Conference to be held February 12 -13, 2014, in New York, NY. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100104/LUMINEXLOGO) The investor presentation by Patrick J. Balthrop, president and chief executive officer, will begin at 8:55 a.m. Eastern time on Thursday, February 13, 2014. The presentation will be webcast live...

2014-01-21 16:25:26

New VetMAX-Gold Trich Detection Kit provides a diagnostic solution to help address harmonization of Tritrichomonas foetus laboratory testing CARLSBAD, Calif., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Life Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: LIFE) today announced the availability of the only USDA-licensed, real-time PCR test to detect Tritrichomonas foetus (T. foetus) - a sexually transmitted disease in cattle that leads to early embryonic losses and infertility, resulting in significant economic...

2014-01-14 04:21:06

SALISBURY, England, January 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Enigma Diagnostics Ltd, a leader in molecular diagnostic point-of-care (PoC) infectious disease testing, announces that it has today declared conformity with the requirements of the IVD Directive 98/79/EC for CE Marking of its Enigma(R) ML system and its first FluAB-RSV diagnostic assay. The EnigmaML system uniquely combines a number of features critical to PoC testing. The fully automated raw sample to result...

2014-01-08 08:27:09

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ProteinSimple today introduced Wes, another revolutionary re-invention of the Western blot. Wes is the bold evolution of the popular Simple Western family of instruments, delivering simplicity and performance like no product before it. With just 30 minutes of sample prep, Wes will analyze up to 25 samples in under 3 hours and he will do it all for less than the price of a high-end Western imager. Wes also introduces an innovative...


Latest Laboratory techniques Reference Libraries

Brief Introduction To DNA Probes
2014-01-12 00:00:00

DNA probes help scientists to detect a specific gene in a long DNA sequence. According to Dr. Michael A. Pfaller, DNA probes are “single-stranded pieces of nucleic acid, labeled with a specific tracer (isotope, enzyme, or chromophore), that will hydrogen bond (hybridize) with complementary single-stranded pieces of DNA (or RNA) under the appropriate conditions of pH, temperature, and iconic strength.” The Foundation for Genomics and Population Health website has a helpful video about...

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