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New entry level reader configurations to simplify basic research

New entry level reader configurations to simplify basic research

Supplier news / 19 May 2017 / Tecan

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

Roche receives FDA approval for bladder cancer biomarker assay

Industry news / 5 May 2017 / Niamh Marriott, Junior Editor

The FDA has approved Roche’s biomarker assay as a complementary diagnostic to provide PD-L1 status for patients with urothelial carcinoma…

FDA approves Roche’s high-volume immunoassay

Industry news / 4 May 2017 / Niamh Marriott, Junior Editor

Roche’s new, dedicated high-volume testing immunoassay solution for the cobas 8000 modular analyser series, the cobas e 801 module, has received 510(k) clearance from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). As core laboratories continue to evolve to meet the growing workload demands in an increasingly challenging environment, the cobas e 801 module offers greater […]

FDA approves new combination treatment for acute myeloid leukaemia

Industry news / 4 May 2017 / Niamh Marriott, Junior Editor

The drug is approved for use in combination with LeukoStrat CDx FLT3 Mutation Assay, which is used to detect the FLT3 mutation in patients with AML…

IntelliCyt Cy-Clone™ PLUS

IntelliCyt launches novel assay system to accelerate cell line development

Supplier news / 3 April 2017 / IntelliCyt

The IntelliCyt Cy-Clone™ PLUS Assay System will accelerate and improve the quality of clone ranking and selection for developing cell lines which can reduce production costs of biopharmaceuticals…

Biocartis and Merck partnership launch second liquid biopsy assay

Industry news / 15 March 2017 / Niamh Marriott, Junior Editor

This collaboration is aimed at jointly developing and commercialising new liquid biopsy RAS biomarker tests for metastatic colorectal cancer (mCRC)…

Ovarian assay

FDA approves Roche’s assay to assess ovarian reserve

Industry news / 10 January 2017 / Niamh Marriott, Digital Editor

The blood test produces standardised results for assessing ovarian reserve as compared with the use of vaginal ultrasound…

Biocartis launches second liquid biopsy assay

Industry news / 14 December 2016 / Niamh Louise Marriott, Digital Editor

Biocartis launched its second liquid biopsy assay, the Idylla ctKRAS Mutation Assay, which was developed in partnership with Merck…

Quantification of Tablets Containing Multiple APIs: Using Transmission Raman

Whitepapers / 25 October 2016 / Cobalt Light Systems

The ability to predict multiple constituents of a final dosage form in one fast, non-destructive measurement can reduce analysis time. This is especially important when quantification of multiple APIs is required for tests such as content uniformity, assay and ID…

Celltrion to develop assay for evidence-based decision-making in anti-TNF treatment

Industry news / 5 July 2016 / Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

Celltrion is to develop laboratory tests that will enable physicians to identify when patients on an anti-TNF drug require a change of dose…

DiscoverX launches KILR™ assay platform for use in cancer immunotherapy drug development

Supplier news / 30 March 2016 / DiscoverX Corporation

DiscoverX Corporation has launched the KILR Retroparticles product line, providing scientists complete flexibility to develop a simple cytotoxicity assay in almost any cell line…

Drug discovery assays for the histone deacetylase class of enzymes

Easily measure cancer cell death in a co-culture with KILR™ Assays from DiscoverX

Supplier news / 2 February 2016 / DiscoverX

DiscoverX Corporation announced the launch of the KILR Cytotoxicity Assay, a pioneering approach to accelerate the development of cancer immunotherapy drugs…

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