Despite the credit crunch, Invitrogen’s acquisition of ABI (Applied Biosystems) is expected to be complete by early November and details of how the merged entity will be structured have just been released.
Cell culture analysis specialists, Innovatis makes available a new
range of bench-top systems that boasts a standardised cell counting
and analysis of the quality of cell culture samples in as little as
A new consortium in Scotland is to develop a new 3D cell assay for
use in drug discovery and for safety evaluation prior to clinical
trials, in the hope of cutting costs and reducing the use of
animals for testing.
British biotechnology firm Angel has won a manufacturing contract
from stem cell therapeutics expert ReNeuron Group to produce a
master cell bank for Huntington's disease, as the company's demand
for stem cells increases.
Surmodics has announced that as a result of a collaboration with
the Donaldson Company, the first of a collection of new synthetic
nanofibrillar cell culture surfaces have been produced that will
improve cell culture, cell-based bioassays...
Beckman Coulter, launch its second offering in its new family of
flow cytometers for drug discovery and basic clinical research. The
new addition aims to expand study parameters of flow cytometry by
incorporating side scatter measurement...
Beckman Coulter has introduced its integrated cytometry solution
(ICS), which simplifies and automates customer processes to improve
productivity. The solution. becomes the first integrated system to
offer laboratory information system...
The Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) in
Singapore has developed a method to cultivate cells
cost-efficiently in a 3-dimensional configuration that mimics the
cell environment in our body, paving the way improved...
Genetix Limited has launched the ClonePixFL, a mammalian cell
imaging and picking instrument that builds upon the success of the
ClonePix adding fluorescent capabilities to its clone picking
Denmark's DakoCytomation has started shipping a new flow cytometry
instrument for use in the analysis of cells in disease research
that is smaller than any other product in the class, and is claimed
to be the fastest system on...
A new method to improve the accuracy and speed of protein
visualization has been developed. The technique, which uses a novel
set of biosensor dyes, promises to dramatically increase the
accuracy and speed of the technique, used in...
Researchers studying cell migration and the screening of drug
compounds, can benefit from a new cell analysis system developed by
Guava Technologies which places an emphasis on cell health
profiling that is essential in the field...
BD Biosciences has acquired Atto Bioscience in a deal worth $25
million (€20m), allowing it to enter the emerging high content cell
analysis market and enhancing its presence in the pharmaceutical
and biotechnology sectors.