Molecular test for hematologic cancers

Cancer diagnostics company Precipio launches HemeScreen, a proprietary molecular test for hematologic cancers

What's new in assay technology?

The latest assay technologies are designed for speed, reliability and accuracy. Sean Ottewell highlights the best new entrants to the market

Highly specific Lp(a) assay from Randox available for chemistry analysers

The Randox liquid ready to use Lipoprotein (a) assay provides a highly sensitive and specific method for the detection of Lp(a) in human serum and plasma.

Waters and Tecan sign agreement for clinical assay platform

To address the growing need for greater efficiencies and throughput that can be obtained with the automation of routine clinical laboratory assays, Waters Corporation Tecan Group have entered into an agreement to combine Tecan’s Freedom EVO® liquid handling platform with Waters® ACQUITY® TQD liquid chromatograph/mass spectrometer (LC/MS/MS) to automate sample preparation.

Biosensor system optimises mammalian cell-based binding assay workflow

System can be used with unfixed cells in suspension or adherent cells grown directly on the sensor chips themselves

Mitochondrial cell-based assay

Enables researchers to distinguish primary mitochondrial dysfunction from secondary cytotoxic events in a single well

Automated biochemistry assay for heart-type fatty acid binding protein

Can be used routinely for the diagnosis of acute coronary syndrome, via new CE-marked laboratory assay

Tumour profiling assay to facilitate personalised cancer treatment

Oxford Gene Technology receives £1.16m award from the UK’s Technology Strategy Board

Improving ChIP assay performance

Chromatrap offers an easier and more efficient way of undertaking chromatin immunoprecipitation assays

Integrating assay technology

BioFocus and Almac collaborate to offer fluorescent lifetime assays

Robust quantitative alternative to the scratch assay

Cell migration is integral to many physiological processes, including embryonic development, tissue regeneration, and wound healing

Sensitive and specific Chromatin Immunoprecipitation assay kit

Chromatin Immunoprecipitation is the key experimental technique used to investigate the interaction between proteins and DNA in the cell

Assay for detecting environmental Listeria spp

Food microbiology assay detects Listeria species in environmental samples in just eight hours

Assay kits aid simple and simultaneous processing of multiple samples

A specialist company in high purity reagents for glycobiology and glycoanalysis has announced a number of new and unique kits for proteoglycan research

Time and labour saving assay to identify paracetamol overdose

The Roche Acetaminophen (Paracetamol) 10 minutes-to-result assay is an easy to use and effective low-cost method for laboratories to incorporate into routine testing menu

Homogeneous Assay Kits Minimize Assay Complexity

In the desire to make the search for new drugs more economically viable, pharmaceutical companies are seeking rapid, sensitive assays where all the reaction reagents are added in a single automated step.

One Step Assay for Streptomycin in Milk

Charm Sciences, Inc. announces the Charm Streptomycin Test, a new Rapid One Step Assay (ROSA) for the detection of streptomycin in raw milk.

Rapid one step chloramphenicol assay for milk

Charm Sciences, Inc. announces the new Charm Chloramphenicol Test, a Rapid One Step Assay (ROSA) test that detects chloramphenicol in raw milk.

Sensitive assay for detecting DNA methylation

A study published in this week's online issue of Nature Biotechnology, demonstrates a unique and highly sensitive method for detecting methylation-associated cancers.

Highly specific methyltransferase enzyme assay kits

New Direct Activity Assay kits for methyltransferases - PRMT1, 3, 5 and Set 7/9 have been developed to enable the measurement of enzyme activity using purified enzymes or enzyme containing extracts.






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