Matrix material from samples can contaminate a GC-liner, leading to peak broadening and loss of compounds through adsorption in the liner within a few GC runs.
The Foss InfraXact Pro is a near infrared (NIR) analyser for routine analysis of food and agricultural products directly at the production line.
Wyatt Technology has launched the DynaPro range.
QuadraMed has completed implementation of a newborn screening laboratory information application for use with the company's Affinity Laboratory system by Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) in London, UK.
A portable soil respiration system by ADC BioScientific, the ADC SRS-1000 has been developed to enable environmental researchers to analyse soil microbial activity, in the field, easier and more accurately. The system comprises a portable, yet accurate, CO2 and H2O gas exchange analyser combined with an integral soil respiration chamber designed to ensure precise soil CO2 flux measurements.
The Thermo Electron LyoCheck solution is a rugged, easy-to-use package that provides a rapid method for the analysis of lyophilised (freeze-dried) materials using the Nicolet Antaris FT-NIR (Fourier transform near-infrared) analyser.
Bionomics has presented the results of a 239 patient clinical study of childhood epilepsy. The University of Melbourne's Associate Professor Ingrid Scheffer presented the results to an invited symposium on epilepsy research.
The Grace Davison Discovery Sciences Multipacker Series 2002 Instruments are designed to pack preparatory columns from 25 to 101 mm ID. The instruments are easy-to-use, high performance packing stations specifically designed for Spring Column Packing.
Beckman Coulter has announced it has signed a licensing agreement with Nephromics, LLC. The agreement provides Beckman Coulter access to all Nephromics' patents, patent applications and biologics related to the detection, monitoring and risk assessment of pre-eclampsia, which is the second leading cause of maternal deaths in the developed world.
Lab Tech Systems has released an applicator for installation into machines that will automate microbiology testing in global pathology and science laboratories.
Industry is looking more and more to outsourcing its analytical and testing needs to contract laboratories. This places on those laboratories a need for a flexible yet structured and error-free means of handling and reporting sample information and results.
Corning Life Sciences has added 6, 12 and 24 well plates, 35, 60 and 100 mm style dishes and the 235 cm2 expanded surface flask to its CellBind Surface family of products. The CellBind surface improves consistency and provides more uniform cell attachment across well, dish and flask bottoms, allowing for higher cell yields.
The Mustang XT5000 capsule is claimed to provide greater throughput, good binding capacity, and fast processing in a capsule format for use in a wider range of process chromatography applications.
Mirella Research continues to distribute the Heathrow Scientific range of laboratory products in Australia and New Zealand.
Sigma-Aldrich has introduced the Mission RNAi product line, including the first available formats for the RNAi Consortium (TRC) shRNA libraries.