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Latest Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization Stories

2013-06-10 23:02:08

Shimadzu Announces New MALDI-7090 Mass Spectrometer Columbia, MD (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 Shimadzu introduces the new MALDI-7090 MALDI TOF-TOF mass spectrometer targeted for proteomics and tissue imaging research. The combination of Shimadzu´s extensive MALDI TOF-TOF expertise with novel patented technology provides the MALDI-7090 with ultimate capabilities for identification and structural characterization of biomolecules. Innovative technology incorporated into the MALDI-7090, such as...

2013-04-27 04:20:29

SPARKS, Md., April 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- BD Diagnostics, a segment of BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), announced today an international distributor agreement with Bruker Daltonics Inc. to sell and provide front-line technical support for the co-labeled BD(TM) Bruker MALDI Biotyper(TM) System. Microbial identification and antimicrobial susceptibility testing is the end-point of the majority of work a microbiology lab performs on a daily basis and is very time consuming. The BD(TM)...

2012-12-20 12:26:10

HACKENSACK, N.J., Dec. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hackensack University Medical Center is now the first hospital in the nation to receive state approval to report microbiological clinical results using the bioMerieux VITEK® MS device. "We are excited to be the first medical center in the nation approved to report such important clinical data obtained through the VITEK MS platform," said Robert C. Garrett, president and chief executive officer of Hackensack University Health...

2012-08-15 01:21:20

Pioneering mass spectrometry methods developed at the U.S. Department of Energy´s (DOE´s) Ames Laboratory are helping plant biologists get their first glimpses of never-before-seen plant tissue structures. The new method opens up new realms of study, ones that might have long-ranging implications for biofuels research and crop genetics. “The data we´re seeing are unprecedented,” said Basil Nikolau, the Ames Laboratory faculty scientist heading up the project,...

2012-01-25 04:52:02

A new method for identifying bacteria that cause urinary tract infections (UTIs) will lead to much faster, more effective treatment as well as a reduction in costs. The procedure, described in the Journal of Medical Microbiology, could eventually be used for the identification of micro-organisms in other bodily fluids, including blood and spinal fluid. Scientists at the University Hospital Essen in Germany tested urine samples from in-house patients and were able to effectively separate...

2011-06-06 07:30:00

DENVER, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) today introduced the SYNAPT® G2-S High Definition Mass Spectrometer, representing a significant step forward in performance for High Definition Mass Spectrometry. The SYNAPT G2-S incorporates both high-sensitivity Waters StepWave(TM) ion transfer optics and Triwave® ion mobility technologies along with a suite of new informatics tools to take qualitative and quantitative high resolution...

2011-05-25 10:26:00

RANDOLPH, N.J., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Douglas Electrical Components (DECo) (www.douglaselectrical.com) has developed customized wire feedthroughs to supply power, controls and monitoring into the high-vacuum, high-voltage environment of a line of MALDI TOF (matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time of flight) mass spectrometers used in protein biomarker research. Each unit requires six wire feedthroughs supplying 30,000 vdc, six additional wire feedthroughs supplying 15,000...

2011-05-04 15:35:10

Study uncovers new method to map the profile of lipid molecular species in different areas of the human brain Mapping the fat distribution of the healthy human brain is a key step in understanding neurological diseases, in general, and the neurodegeneration that accompanies Alzheimer's disease in particular. Antonio Veloso and colleagues, from the University of the Basque Country in Leioa, Spain, find a new technique to reveal the fat distribution of three different areas of the healthy human...

2011-04-28 14:22:00

MURRIETA, Calif., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- COPAN is proud to announce the worldwide launch of WASPLab(TM) , a barcode driven and conveyor-connected specimen processing system, which utilizes robotic plate management to automate specimen workflow in Microbiology. The unveiling of the system will be in Milan, during the 21st ECCMID General Meeting from May 7 to May 10, 2011, and in New Orleans, Louisiana, during the ASM's 111th General Meeting from May 21 to May 24, 2011. WASPLab(TM)...

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...