Category Archives: New Launch

Bruker Presents New Scientific Instruments at Analytica 2016

Bruker Corporation introduced new scientific instruments and analytical solutions at the Analytica Trade Fair for Laboratory Technology held this month in Munich. The new tools improve sensitivity and productivity in the pharmaceutical, applied and industrial markets. Applied and Pharmaceutical Markets The SENTERRA II is a Raman microscope with various acquisition modes to optimize spatial resolution […]

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Beckman Presented the Optima AUC at Analytica

Labcritics attended the Analytica International Trade Fair for Laboratory Technology, Analysis and Biotechnology held in Munich this month. We witnessed the presentation of Beckman’s Optima AUC, a next generation analytical ultracentrifuge with improved optics and software. The new Optima AUC can be operated through a touch-screen installed on top of the centrifuge. The new software […]

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Phasefocus Introduces the Livecyte Kinetic Cytometer

Phasefocus has announced the launch of the Livecyte Kinetic Cytometer, an innovative live cell imaging system for the observation of cell phenotype and kinetics. Individual cells and cell populations can be followed without labeling, and several fluorescent measurements can be done for different drug treatments or cell types in a single experiment. The Livecyte technology allows label-free, non-invasive tracking […]

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CellSimple Cell Analyzer Launched by Cell Signaling Technology

Cell Signaling Technology, Inc. (CST) presented the CellSimple Cell Analyzer at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) meeting celebrated this month in New Orleans, Louisiana. The CellSimple Cell Analyzer was designed in collaboration with ORFLO Technologies, who are the sole manufacturers. CellSimple is a benchtop instrument for cell and bead-based assays that combines fluorescence and […]

New Method Finds Sequences in Minutes Instead of Days

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have developed a new database search technique that allows to find DNA sequences in minutes instead of days. The method specializes in finding short reads generated by high-throughput sequencing. The findings were published in the journal Nature Biotechnology. The amount of genetic data with potentially important clinical information is growing very […]

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SCIEX Presents High-Resolution Mass Spectrometer

SCIEX will present the  X500R QTOF System at ArabLab (March 20-23, 2016). The new high-resolution mass spectrometry (HRMS) instrument has been designed taking into account the input of professionals from routine food, forensics and environment labs. The new system has improved balance, scalability and productivity. HRMS systems are typically complicated to operate, with cumbersome interfaces and […]

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FDA Approves Drug Produced in Transgenic Chicken

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Alexion’s Kanuma (sebelipase alfa), a compound for the treatment of the rare disease lysosomal acid lipase (LAL) deficiency. This is the second time the FDA approves a drug produced in genetically engineered (GE) animals. In 2009, the pharmaceutical company GTC Biotherapeutics obtained FDA approval to commercialize the anticoagulant […]

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Leica and the Biomedical Center (BMC) in Munich Open Bioimaging Center

Leica Microsystems and the Biomedical Center (BMC) of the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) Munich have announced the opening of the Leica Bioimaging Center, a core facility at the BMC for the use of bioimaging in applied cell research. Leica will use the premises as a reference and demo center. The new facilities are aimed to foster collaboration between microscope developers […]