Life science & clinical diagnostics instruments

Imaging CRISPR in action

03 July, 2017

US scientists have managed to generate near-atomic resolution snapshots of gene editing tool CRISPR, in a breakthrough that provides the structural data necessary for efforts to improve the efficiency and accuracy of CRISPR for biomedical applications.

Tecan Infinite 200 PRO multimode microplate readers

01 July, 2017 | Supplied by: Tecan Australia

Tecan's Infinite 200 PRO series of multimode microplate readers has been updated to better serve the life sciences market, with a number of options and configurations designed to provide flexible and user-friendly solutions for entry-level research applications.

Illumina Bio-Rad Single Cell Sequencing Solution

01 July, 2017 | Supplied by: Illumina Australia Pty Ltd

The Illumina Bio-Rad Single-Cell Sequencing Solution pairs Bio-Rad's Droplet Digital Technology with Illumina NGS library preparation and analysis technology to provide a comprehensive workflow for single-cell analysis.

Better managing antibiotic use in sepsis patients

30 June, 2017

UK researchers are taking part in a £1.5 million study aiming to antibiotic resistance in sepsis patients — the largest ever trial to look at biomarkers in the blood to see whether antibiotics should be continued or can be safely stopped.

Bruker B.I.QUANT-UR module of Avance IVDr NMR platform

27 June, 2017 | Supplied by: Bruker Pty Ltd

Bruker has announced a product for the quantification of metabolites in urine using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR). The B.I.QUANT-UR module of the company's Avance IVDr (In Vitro Diagnostics research) NMR platform is designed to provide precise, sensitive and fully reproducible results that have demonstrated potential in preclinical animal and clinical/translational research.

LBT Innovations completes CE mark certification for APAS

26 June, 2017

LBT Innovations and joint venture company Clever Culture Systems AG have completed a comprehensive essential requirements review of the extensive documentation and data packs related to the APAS technology and certify requirements are met for CE Marking.

Genome regulation mystery solved

23 June, 2017

US researchers have addressed a longstanding question about how DNA functions are organised in space and time, including how genes are regulated to be silenced or expressed.

Chip captures individual cells in minuscule gels

19 June, 2017

A newly developed chip can capture and hold individual cells in the exact centre of a minuscule hydrogel droplet. The novel method, developed by researchers at University of Twente, keeps cells alive for multiple weeks, which makes it easier to study them.

Major genome release paves way for future biotech products

15 June, 2017

A major release of reference genomes is expected to pave the way for future health, biotechnology and agricultural products.

One test kit, 15 viruses

13 June, 2017 | Supplied by: Genetic Signatures

The Genetic Signatures Flavivirus detection kit could be used to help prevent the spread of serious infectious diseases such as Zika and West Nile virus.

MICRONAUT Vancomycin/Teicoplanin MIC strips

13 June, 2017 | Supplied by: Dutec Diagnostics Pty Ltd

MICRONAUT's broth microdilution Vancomycin/Teicoplanin MIC strips conform to ISO20776-1:2006. The strips come in packs of five plates and each plate has eight removable strips of 12 wells, giving each pack 40 tests.

Blood collection tube coated in Taipan venom

08 June, 2017

Q-Sera has developed a blood collection tube which rapidly produces high-quality serum for testing. The secret to the company's success? Proteins sourced from the venom of the Australian Coastal Taipan.

Sysmex UF-5000 Urine Analyser

01 June, 2017 | Supplied by: Sysmex Australia Pty Ltd

Sysmex recently launched the UF-5000 flow cytometry system to measure the formed elements in urine samples.

Enzo Life Sciences CELLESTIAL fluorescent dyes for cellular analysis

30 May, 2017 | Supplied by: Sapphire Bioscience

Enzo Life Sciences has released the CELLESTIAL portfolio of probe-based assays and reagents to meet the emerging needs of the life sciences and drug discovery markets.

Cutting-edge genomics sequencer arrives in Brisbane

26 May, 2017

The city of Brisbane has become home to what is claimed to be the world's most advanced genomics sequencer.

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