Life science & clinical diagnostics instruments

It's alive! Zapping bacteria with an electrical field

18 June, 2019

Scientists have found that when zapped with an electrical field, live bacteria absorb dye molecules, causing the cells to light up and allowing them to be counted easily.


AdipoGen Life Sciences APRIL ELISA Kit and BAFF ELISA Kit

05 June, 2019 | Supplied by: Sapphire Bioscience

AdipoGen Life Sciences has released ELISA kits for the specific quantitative determination of the B cell stimulating molecules — APRIL (a proliferation-inducing ligand) (human) and BAFF (B-cell activating factor) (human) — in serum, plasma and cell culture supernatants.


Cayman Chemical Bile Acid Nuclear Receptor FXR (NR1H4) Reporter Assay Kit

31 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Sapphire Bioscience

Cayman Chemical's Bile Acid Nuclear Receptor FXR (NR1H4) Reporter Assay Kit is a cell-based assay for easy assessment of potential modulators of the bile acid receptor FXR.


High-throughput genetic sequencer deployed in Melbourne

22 May, 2019 | Supplied by: BGI Australia

Next-generation sequencing facility Micromon Genomics is the first Australian commercial user of the high-throughput genetic sequencer MGISEQ-2000.


DNA technology used to detect E. coli in our water

14 May, 2019 | Supplied by: SA Water

SA Water scientists are using DNA technology to quickly differentiate between climate-influenced non-infectious bacterial blooms and potentially dangerous E. coli bacteria.


Thermo Fisher Scientific Applied Biosystems PureQuant Assays

10 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

Applied Biosystems PureQuant Assays, from Thermo Fisher Scientific, are a family of assays that identify and quantify specific immune cell types in a mixed population of cells.


Sartorius Stedim Biotech ambr 15 cell culture Generation 2

09 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Sartorius Australia Pty Ltd

Sartorius Stedim Biotech's ambr 15 cell culture Generation 2 replicates laboratory-scale bioreactor performance at the microscale (10–15 mL) and controls up to 48 single-use bioreactor cultures in parallel.


Mercodia Total GLP-1 Northern Lights (NL)-ELISA

03 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Sapphire Bioscience

Mercodia's Total GLP-1 NL-ELISA provides a chemiluminescent method for the quantitative determination of amidated GLP-1 (glucagon-like-peptide-1) in human serum or plasma samples.


Cayman Chemical PPARγ-LBD Ligand Screening Assay Kit

02 May, 2019 | Supplied by: Sapphire Bioscience

Cayman Chemical's PPARγ-LBD Ligand Screening Assay Kit provides a convenient fluorescence polarisation-based, single-step assay for screening ligands of the PPARγ-ligand binding domain (PPARγ-LBD).


Unchained Labs Stunner instrument for protein analysis

01 May, 2019 | Supplied by: AXT Pty Ltd

The Stunner from Unchained Labs enables users to measure protein size and concentration in the same instrument. In fact, its multifunctional nature enables the measurement of several properties, allowing users to optimise their formulations quickly.


AdipoGen Gasdermin D (mouse) ELISA Kit

30 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Sapphire Bioscience

AdipoGen's Gasdermin D (mouse) ELISA Kit is a sandwich ELISA for quantitative determination of mouse Gasdermin D in cell culture supernatants and cell extracts.


BioSystems nutrition and allergen testing kits

26 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Metrohm Australia & New Zealand

BioSystems has released a range of enzymatic/chemical test kits, enabling users to test their food and beverage production for a wide range of constituents.


Thermo Fisher Scientific Applied Biosystems QuantStudio 6 and 7 Pro Real-Time PCR Systems

25 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Thermo Fisher Scientific

Thermo Fisher Scientific has launched the Applied Biosystems QuantStudio 6 and 7 Pro Real-Time PCR Systems. Capabilities of the smart qPCR instruments include facial authentication, hands-free operation with voice-activated commands, radio-frequency identification (RFID)-enabled plate scanning, and quick access to service and support with a single touch.


DyNAbind DNA-encoded library (DEL) kits

23 April, 2019 | Supplied by: Merck

DyNAbind's fragment-based DNA-encoded library (DEL) kit, containing more than 370,000 paired arrangements of molecular fragments, is designed to provide improved signal-to-noise ratios and reduced false positive hit rates.


Medieval glass-making technique kills hospital bacteria

15 April, 2019

UK scientists have discovered a technique similar to medieval stained glass-making that can completely eradicate the deadliest hospital infections within hours.


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