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2013-11-07 23:04:32

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Mass Spectrometry 2013: A Focus on Sales Growth. London (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Summary: This market analysis was carried out to provide business information to developers, manufacturers and suppliers in the mass spectrometry field. Its findings include: -Marketing and sales opportunities -End-user purchasing decisions -Market growth and shrinkage -Innovation and new product opportunities This study was conducted through...

2013-10-31 23:24:31

Pittcon 2014 announces the speakers for the annual James L. Waters Symposium. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 The Pittcon Organizing Committee is pleased to announce the details of the 2014 James L. Waters Annual Symposium, “MALDI-TOF." This year’s symposium recognizes the commercialization of MALDI-TOF. The speakers chosen are pioneers in its development and commercialization and are uniquely qualified to discuss the topic. The presenters (listed below) will also discuss...

2013-08-29 23:19:25

The Pittsburgh Conference is pleased to announce that the PIttcon 2014 Program Chairman, Amit Ghosh, and colleague Koichiro Matsuda (Horiba) have organized a session on materials science for presentation at JASIS. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 The Pittsburgh Conference is pleased to announce that the PIttcon 2014 Program Chairman, Amit Ghosh, and colleague Koichiro Matsuda (Horiba) have organized a session on materials science for presentation at JASIS. JASIS, Asia’s largest...

2013-08-21 23:01:09

New technology made possible by a Nobel Prize winning discovery holds the promise to improve clinical decision-making for infectious diseases. Durham, North Carolina (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 bioMérieux today announced that it has been granted U.S. FDA 510(k) de novo clearance for VITEK® MS, the first clinical mass spectrometry MALDI-TOF-based system available in the U.S. for rapid identification of disease-causing bacteria and yeast. VITEK® MS is the latest addition to the...

2013-07-12 23:23:33

VITEK® MS innovative system reduces the time to detect microbial contaminants from days to minutes, adding a never-before possible level of safety in the production of many consumer goods St. Louis, MO (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 bioMérieux, a world leader in the field of in vitro diagnostics, is pleased to announce it has joined with Ultimate Labs, a leader in the safe production and quality control of food, drugs, and medical devices, to provide the industry with VITEK® MS -...

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...

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...


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