Category Archives: New Product

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 […]

Analytik Jena Presented SmartExtraction for DNA Isolation

Analytik Jena presented at Analytica the automated DNA extraction method SmartExtraction. The new system combines a patented extraction chemistry (DC-technology) and an intelligent pipette tip, eliminating the need for extra materials or specialized equipment like centrifuges, vacuum stations or magnets. The DC-Technology doesn’t need phenol/chloroform, ion exchanger,  spin-filter columns or silica or magnetic particle suspension.  […]

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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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DeNovix DS-11 FX+ is Nominated for the Scientists’ Choice Awards 2016

DeNovix Inc. showcased the DS-11 FX+ Spectrophotometer/Fluorometer at the American Association of Cancer Research (AACR) meeting celebrated last week in New Orleans, LA. The DS-11 FX+ has been nominated in the Best New Life Sciences Product of the Year category of the Scientists’ Choice Awards. The DS-11 FX+ combines absorbance and fluorescence methods for DNA, RNA and protein quantification. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]