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Targeted protein degradation for drug discovery

New new range of homogeneous proximity assays, critical enzymes and small molecule inhibitors to assess the chemical adaptor function of Proteolysis Targeting Chimeras (PROTACs)

New app to support labs and speed up workflow

Labforward is releasing an app to support laboratories working in regulated environments, the Signature Workflows app for labfolder

Two new stirrers

Powerful new stirrers: IKA launches the RCT 5 digital magnetic stirrer and Nanostar 7.5 digital overhead stirrer

Innovative medical markers with bespoke packaging

Transducers are playing a vital role in packing advanced medical test kits at Axis-Shield in Dundee, which develops new diagnostic compounds that help with the early identification and management of critical illnesses

AI-powered digital pathology solution

Proscia launches AI-powered digital pathology solution for dermatopathology: validated and implemented at leading academic and commercial laboratories, DermAI improves the efficiency and precision of diagnostic medicine

Queensgate Instruments 40 year anniversary

2019 marks the 40th anniversary for Queensgate Instruments, founded in 1979 by Ken Reay, Jim Ring, Tom Hicks, Paul Atherton and Martyn Wells. The first product was made in the start-up year - the FPI Optics, which was to make servo stabilised Fabry-Perot Interferometers for use on large scale telescopes in astronomy.

New high-performance PACE SNP assays

High-performance, cost-effective PACE SNP assays will lower the cost and improve the reliability of SNP or indel screening

Molecular 'clutch' puts infection-fighting cells into gear

International team including University of Warwick scientists identifies proteins that drive activation of our immune response: adaptor proteins act as a 'clutch' to move clusters of proteins within cells

Filtration units protect lab personnel

The Purair Sky ceiling-mounted filtration units are designed to protect laboratory personnel and the environment in areas where hazardous substances are handled

Maintaining integrity of biological assays

The DrySyn ChilliBlock from Asynt allows users to undertake sensitive biological assays in a temperature-controlled manner, vastly reducing the risk of expensive biological samples, reagents or enzymes degrading due to adverse temperature conditions

New hygienic furniture

Hygienic furniture specialist Teknomek has updated its full range of light duty tables. The 'standard' line replaces the previous generation, which are still available under the new designation of work benches

Modular bioreactor vessel launched

Sartorius Stedim Biotech (SSB), a leading international partner of the biopharmaceutical industry, has launched a new vessel for its ambr 250 modular benchtop automated mini bioreactor system

Enhanced and expanded imaging

Olympus' slim LED transmitted light illumination base with turret system and LED light source brings enhanced imaging with improved colour and brightness to SZX2/SZ2 Stereo and MVX10 Macro-Zoom microscopes

State-of-the-art cleanroom project complete

Production of new anti-cancer drugs at ADC Bio's North Wales manufacturing plant has been boosted following completion of a new cleanroom facility, designed and built by WHP

CAR-T cell range expands

AMS Bio announces new CAR-T cells, engineered CAR-T target cells, PBMC, cell media and activation beads in response to the rapid growth in research on the therapeutic uses of CAR-T cells

Partnership to enhance pharma drug development

Olympus Europe and Cytosurge partner to enhance pharma drug development and single cell research

Agilent to acquire BioTek

Agilent Technologies has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately owned BioTek Instruments for US$1.165 billion

Breakthrough blood test launched

New blood test to accurately detect the presence of clinically significant prostate cancer now available

Improved polysaccharide characterisation

Postnova Analytics reports on a new method for the accurate molecular weight determination of complex polysaccharides (Chitosans) using asymmetric flow field flow fractionation (AF4) coupled with multi-angle light scattering (MALS) and differential refractive index (RI) detectors

High-performance fluid collection vent

Working closely with a medical device manufacturer, Porvair Sciences has developed a high-performance fluid collection vent for a surgical suction cannister using its Vyon porous plastic

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