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2011-05-09 05:30:00

BERLIN and BURLINGTON, Mass., May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- caprotec bioanalytics GmbH, a privately held biopharmaceutical company offering the proprietary Capture Compound Mass Spectrometry (CCMS) platform technology for the analysis of small molecule - protein interactions, today announced a second closing of EUR 1 million ($1.4 M) to its Series B financing, increasing total equity for the round to EUR 5 million ($7.2 M). The capital increase was fully subscribed by LBBW Venture Capital...

2011-04-13 08:00:00

CHELMSFORD, Mass., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Magellan Biosciences, a global manufacturer of products designed to make diagnostic testing easier, more cost-effective, and less labor intensive, today announced an agreement with Bruker Corporation (NASDAQ: BRKR) to deliver microbial identification from cultures using MALDI-TOF proteomic finger-printing, along with Magellan's TREK-brand susceptibility tests to clinical, research, and veterinary laboratory customers. The compatible product...

2011-04-13 00:00:28

SKi Pro Unique As a Mass-Spec Front-End Instrument San Diego, CA (PRWEB) April 12, 2011 Silicon Kinetics Inc., the innovative life sciences tool company which introduced the world's first 3D biosensor surface for label-free interaction analysis announced lead customers adopting the Company's AC-MS (affinity capture - mass spec) application with SKi Proâ“ž¢ instruments. "Silicon Kinetics 3D biosensor chips have a 60x advantage in surface area vs. planar...

2011-03-29 20:05:40

Gaze upon Rembrandt's The Night Watch, The Storm on the Sea of Galilee, or one of the great Dutch master's famous self-portraits. Contemplate Caravaggio's Boy with a Basket of Fruit, Supper at Emmaus, or the famed Italian artist's Seven Works of Mercy. Admire Peter Paul Rubens' Prometheus Bound, Portrait of WÃ…“šadysÃ…“šaw IV, or the Flemish baroque painter's The Exchange of Princesses. Speaking at the 241st National meeting & Exposition of...

2011-03-14 07:30:00

ATLANTA, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) today unveiled three new Waters® ACQUITY UPLC® Systems further extending the impact of sub-two micron separation technology to address targeted analytical challenges. The addition of the Waters ACQUITY UltraPerformance Supercritical Fluid Chromatography (UPSFC(TM)) System, the ACQUITY® UPLC System with 2D Technology, and the Patrol UPLC® Laboratory...

2011-03-14 07:30:00

MILFORD, Mass., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) today announced that it has been awarded the 2011 North American Product Quality Leadership Award in high-performance mass spectrometry by Frost & Sullivan. Specifically, Frost & Sullivan researchers evaluated Waters® Xevo® TQ-S and Xevo® G2 QTof(TM) compared to competitors within five categories: Product Performance, Product Reliability, Product...

2011-03-02 06:00:00

SAN DIEGO, March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroConstants, Inc., a bioanalytical and pharmacokinetic-specialty Contract Research Organization (CRO) in San Diego, California, announces today that it has successfully completed the installation and qualification of a new Xevo® TQ-S tandem mass spectrometer from Waters Corporation. The unparalleled speed, sensitivity and accuracy of this new LC/MS/MS system will allow MicroConstants to quantify compounds at lower concentrations...

2011-02-28 10:13:00

BERLIN, and BURLINGTON, Mass., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- caprotec bioanalytics GmbH announced today that the European Patent Office has granted the last of three core patents protecting its proprietary and revolutionary Capture Compound Mass Spectrometry (CCMS) technology. CCMS offers a novel and direct way to investigate small molecule - protein interactions resulting in a significant functional reduction of proteome complexity. The core of the CCMS technology consists of...

2011-02-16 12:08:00

DANBURY, Conn., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cerno Bioscience today announces the successful test installation and operation of a new software product, MassWorks AutoID(TM), at a major pharmaceutical company near Boston, MA. By automating the patented MassWorks calibration and formula ID process on the widely available quadrupole MS systems, AutoID makes the 100x improvement in mass accuracy and the unparallel Spectral Accuracy available seamlessly and at all times. With both accurate...

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2011-02-08 14:30:00

Finding life on Mars could get easier with a creative adaption to a common analytical tool that can be installed directly on the robotic arm of a space rover. In a recent paper published online in the journal Planetary and Space Science, a team of researchers propose adding a laser and an ion funnel to a widely used scientific instrument, the mass spectrometer, to analyze the surfaces of rocks and other samples directly on Mars' surface. The researchers demonstrated that the combined system...


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