Illumina unveiled two new products for DNA analysis: the Infinium HD Human1M-Duo (two samples/chip) and the Human610-Quad (four samples/chip), featuring up to 2.3 million single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) per BeadChip.
Siemens Medical Solutions Diagnostics announced that the Trugene HIV-1 Genotyping Kit and OpenGene DNA Sequencing System are now supported by the Apple iMac OSX operating system.
BioServe introduced ControlMATCH, a new line of fully annotated control DNA and serum samples designed to help biomedical researchers efficiently validate new biomarkers and early-stage clinical trial drug candidates.
Applied Biosystems' SOLiD System is a DNA sequencing platform that enables new ways of performing genetic analysis applications.
Oxford Gene Technology (OGT) has launched the Oligome, a comprehensive database of more than 10 million oligonucleotide probes designed to the latest release of the human genome.
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has completed the acquisition of Reliant Pharmaceuticals. With the completion of the deal, Reliant’s cardiovascular medicines join the GSK portfolio in the US.
A New York state court ruled in favor of Pfizer on a motion relating to litigation over the caompany's Celebrex medication.
Affymetrix and Illumina have entered into a settlement agreement to resolve their patent litigation. Under the terms of the settlement, Illumina agreed, without admitting liability, to make a one-time payment to Affymetrix of $90 million. Affymetrix agreed to dismiss with prejudice all lawsuits it had brought against Illumina.
UC Riverside’s Douglas Ethell has been awarded a $2,120,833, five-year grant by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), California’s stem cell research initiative.
Yale School of Medicine researchers have isolated a gene that helps protect newborns from the respiratory distress syndrome.
By studying the three-dimensional version of the fungus protein bound to an RNA molecule, scientists from Purdue University and the University of Texas at Austin have been able to visualize how life progressed from an early self-replicating molecule that also performed chemical reactions to one in which proteins assumed some of the work.
The gTox Flow Kit is a mouse micronuclei assay designed to evaluate the ability of a compound to cause chromosomal damage.
The Carousel 6 from Brinkmann Instruments provides chemists with a tool to undertake both small and larger scale syntheses, to operate at elevated or sub-ambient temperatures, and to cope with almost any reaction medium.
The KDS 310 Nano Pump is used exclusively with micro syringes in sizes from 0.5 to 250 µl.