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Prepared Media Ideal for Food Contamination

May 5, 2014 2:34 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Lab M has launched Pinnacle, a range of ready-prepared microbiological culture media.

Cards Accelerate Blood Plasma Collection, Analysis

May 5, 2014 2:30 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Shimadzu Scientific’s Noviplex Next Generation Plasma Sample Collection cards allow for rapid...

Simplified Protocol Accelerates Purification of Proteins

May 5, 2014 2:28 pm | Product Releases | Comments

EMD Millipore’s new recombinant protein purification protocol combines lysis and purification...

Cell Culture Surface Grows Many Cell Types

May 5, 2014 2:24 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The Thermo Scientific Nunclon Sphera is a polymer-coated surface with low binding...

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Kits Made Genome Editing Accessible to Everyone

May 5, 2014 2:22 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Horizon Discovery has launched a full range of GENASSIST gene editing kits, reagents and support services that enable easier, robust implementation of gene editing experiments with CRISPR and rAAV. 

Anesthesia Systems Come in Common Configurations

May 5, 2014 2:17 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Harvard Apparatus’ anesthesia turnkey systems arrive ready-to-use. 

Kits Offer Ultra-sensitive Cancer Gene Detection

May 5, 2014 2:14 pm | Product Releases | Comments

EKF Molecular’s PointMan DNA-enrichment technology enables ultra-sensitive and highly specific cancer mutation detection.


Treadmills Encourage Rapid Animal Training

May 5, 2014 2:12 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Coulbourn Instruments’ high-performance Small Animal Treadmills are ideal for forced exercise training and muscle fatigue studies in rodents. 

Adaptor Enables In Situ Hybridization

May 5, 2014 2:09 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Techne has extended its Prime range of thermal cyclers with the addition of an in situ hybridization adapter. 

Handbook Suggests Optimal 3-D Cell Culture Matrix

May 5, 2014 1:02 pm | AMS Biotechnology (AMSBIO) | Product Releases | Comments

AMSBIO has produced a 48-page handbook for research scientists looking to culture cells in more physiologically relevant environments.

Cytometer Detects Up to 15 Parameters

May 5, 2014 12:51 pm | Product Releases | Comments

ACEA Biosciences’ NovoCyte flow cytometer system addresses a full range of multi-parameter cellular analysis research needs with high performance at a low cost, making it more attainable for researchers to have benchtop flow cytometers in their labs. 

Biochemistry Analyzers Increase Productivity

May 5, 2014 12:48 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Xylem’s YSI brand 2900 Series Biochemistry Analyzers are suited for many bioprocessing and life sciences applications because of their ability to accurately and rapidly monitor and control fermentations and cell cultures. 


Laboratory Equipment: February 2014

February 10, 2014 11:00 am | by Laboratory Equipment | Digital Editions | Comments

The February issue of Laboratory Equipment features the annual instrumentation outlook. The 2014 edition reveals that traditional technological evolution is continuing and economics is a key driver for laboratory research. Hundeds of Pittcon products fill the pages, as well as special sections on OEM and life science and biomedical.                                           

Antibodies Further RNA Virus Research

February 6, 2014 11:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hantaviruses are RNA viruses that can infect humans via rodent waste including urine and saliva, especially when these are aerosolized.The resulting syndromes include hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS) and hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS).

Hot/Cold Plates Suited for Life Science Research

February 6, 2014 11:15 am | TECA Corp. (ThermoElectric Cooling America Corp.) | Product Releases | Comments

Designed for laboratory research, TECA’s high temperature versions of several cold/hot plate models now heat up to +150 C. A cascade system boasts a range of -50 to +150 C (Model AHP-1200C31).

Microscope Offers Fast, Direct 3D Super-Resolution

February 6, 2014 11:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

Leica Microsystems extends the capabilities of confocal super-resolution with its STED (STimulated Emission Depletion) platform—Leica TCS SP8 STED 3X. The 3D STED system achieves resolutions below the diffraction limit in lateral as well as axial directions.

Method Accurately Measures Nitric Oxide in Samples

February 6, 2014 11:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

Lazar Research has developed a new nitric oxide (NO) measurement system that eliminates the investment in expensive capital equipment and avoids the inaccuracies and tedious analysis time associated with the standard Griess method. This new analytical method is based on the use of unique micro ion selective electrodes for both nitrite (NO2-) and nitrate (NO3-) ions,


Compact Incubator Rapidly Cools, Heats Samples

February 6, 2014 11:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

Labnet International has added the AccuTherm Microtube Shaking Incubator to its constant temperature equipment line. The incubator is a temperature-controlled lab vortexer that uses Peltier technology to rapidly heat and cool precious samples.

Bath Circulators Offer Large Temperature Range

February 6, 2014 11:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

Huber’s cooling bath circulators offer a working temperature range from -50/-55 to +200 C, cooling capacities up to 3.3 kW and heating capacity of 3 kW. The powerful variable speed pump guarantees an optimum circulation of 31 L/min and 0.6 bar (max; pressure side) and 24 L/min and 0.35 bar (max; suction side).

Pressure Sensing System Designed for Life Science Researchers

February 6, 2014 10:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Harvard Apparatus teamed up with FISO Technologies to introduce a new option for life science researchers with their fiber optic pressure sensing systems: FISO-LS. This pressure sensing system is designed for multi-use, non-disposable applications.

Test Kit IDs At-risk Diabetic Patients

February 6, 2014 10:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

EKF Diagnostics has developed a test kit for soluble tumor necrosis factor receptor 1 (sTNFr1). sTNFr1 identifies diabetic patients at high risk of end stage renal disease (ESRD) up to 10 years in advance.

Wipe, Spray Quickly Disinfects Surface

February 6, 2014 10:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hype-Wipe Bleach towelettes and Bleach-Rite Spray are ready-to-use, EPA-registered hospital-grade disinfectants containing a 1:10 dilution of bleach.

Module Adds Temperature Control to Perfusion System

February 6, 2014 10:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

Cellectricon’s Dynaflow Resolve automated perfusion system uses microfluidics for rapid and efficient solution exchange experiments, enabling the measurement of ion channel current regardless of cell type or compound.

Ready-to-Use Stable Cell Lines

February 6, 2014 10:46 am | AMS Biotechnology (AMSBIO) | Product Releases | Comments

AMSBIO has expanded its portfolio of stable cell lines. The new cell lines express endogenous or recombinant proteins and are available in a ready-to-use format to facilitate research efforts.

Option Extends LCMS Tool for Challenging Protein Analysis

December 13, 2013 9:31 am | Thermo Fisher Scientific | Product Releases | Comments

Thermo Fisher Scientific’s Extended Mass Range (EMR) option for its Exactive Plus LCMS provides proteomics scientists with a powerful tool for challenging high resolution accurate mass (HRAM) intact protein analysis, such as investigating the structure, topology and architecture of targets.

Multiplexed Assays for Stem Cell Protein Markers

December 13, 2013 9:24 am | EMD Millipore Corp. | Product Releases | Comments

EMD Millipore’s MILLIPLEX MAP Human Stem Cell Pluripotency Magnetic Bead Kits enable the analysis of many different pluripotency biomarkers in a single measurement. The multiplexed protein biomarker assay kits are based on the Luminex xMAP platform.

DNA Enrichment Kits Provide Reliable, Sensitive Detection

December 13, 2013 9:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

EKF Diagnostics’ PointMan DNA enrichment kits offer highly specific and ultra-sensitive enrichment of multiple mutations in EGFR, NRAS, KRAS and JAK2 genes associated with a variety of cancers.

System Detects Interaction Partners for Membrane Proteins

December 13, 2013 9:06 am | Product Releases | Comments

Designed to detect novel interaction partners for membrane proteins, the DUALmembrane System from Dualsystems Biotech can be used to detect pairwise protein interactions, identify novel protein interactions by cDNA library screening, investigate ternary complexes and map interaction domains.

Stem Cell Factors Reduce E.Coli Contamination Risks

December 13, 2013 9:02 am | AMS Biotechnology (AMSBIO) | Product Releases | Comments

AMSBIO has released a range of animal- and endotoxin-free growth factors and cytokines tailored to stem cell research to address the growing body of evidence suggesting accepted levels of endotoxin contamination may significantly compromise stem cell maintenance and differentiation.

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