Laboratories screening for multiple biomarkers demand a platform that gives more data without more cost or labor. xMAP® Technology offers a multiplex solution that boosts laboratory productivity in biomarker screening. xMAP offers a ‘liquid ELISA’ approach, enabling multiplexing of up to 100 analytes per sample well. In addition to research, xMAP Technology is ideal for diagnostic applications in clinical labs, as it allows for multi-analyte profiles with the ability to build internal controls into the various assays. Luminex’s breakthrough approach offers comparable sensitivity to traditional ELISA-based systems, but with additional advantages including multiplexing, extended dynamic range, smaller sample size, and dramatically reduced workload.
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With nearly 20 years of microfluidics experience, Caliper Life Sciences continues to lead the industry in microfluidics technologies and innovations. Whether your research is focused on protein structure, genomic analysis, or compound screening, Caliper has developed transforming instrumentation that leverage the benefits of microfluidics technology, improving data quality and accelerating your research.
The LabChip GX family of instruments is the most advanced nucleic acid and protein separations system available today. Like its predecessor the LabChip90, the GX utilizes Caliper’s innovative microfluidics technology to perform reproducible, high-resolution, eletrophoretic separations. Whether analyzing RNA integrity for better gene expression data or assessing protein quality in biological fermentation, the LabChip GX instrument accelerates your research and helps you generate more meaningful data, faster.
The LabChip XT fractionation system performs fast, automated nucleic acid fractionation accurately and reproducibly. From paired-end library construction to small RNA library isolation, the LabChip XT automates preparative electrophoresis. The LabChip XT is easy to use and improves laboratory efficiency by replacing time consuming traditional gel-based size selection.
LabChip Spectral Analysis
The LabChip DS is the newest member of the Labchip product family. The LabChip DS (made by Trinean) is the first μL microplate reader giving full spectrum scans of 96 samples in less than 6 minutes. The DS is a new multichannel spectrophotometer for quick and precise UV-VIS spectral analysis of microliter droplets of DNA/RNA, protein or small compounds. This spectrophotometer has all the characteristics of a plate reader, but uses specific DropPlate16/96 chips with 0.5-2.5 µl samples. The LabChip DS complements Caliper’s existing LabChip GX and LabChip GXII which provides fluorescent, electrophoretic analysis of fragments of nucleic acids and proteins.
The LabChip EZ Reader and LabChip 3000 drug discovery systems have revolutionized enzymatic screening, providing a level of accuracy and reproducibility not found on any other platform. With over 75% of the top 15 pharmaceutical companies actively using LabChip technology in their drug discovery programs, it is clear that Caliper’s microfluidics systems are the new gold standard for kinase profiling. When combined with our ProfilerPro Kinase Selectivity Kits Caliper’s discovery systems provide researchers with a turn-key solution to in-house kinase profiling, which translates into better drug candidates, faster.
The Imatek standard product range starts with the IM10, a general purpose and highly versatile and configurable machine that covers applications from basic research through to end-of-line quality control. The IM-F is an entry level low capacity machine for testing plastic films and plaques to ISO 6603. At the other end of the scale, the DWTT range is used to test pipeline steel to API 5L3 and includes the highest capacity instrumented DWTT system in the world. The innovative horizontal impact tester (HIT) provides a very compact and intrinsically safe solution to medium energy impact testing. The R9000 twin-bore capillary rheometer is a laboratory-grade instrument whose robustness and ease of use means that it is equally at home on the production line. Imatek also provides standard instrumentation packages for third-party equipment, including high-speed video analysis.
Imatek supplies impact testers, rheometers and data acquisition systems, and offers consultancy services, planned maintenance, repair and calibration services.
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MO BIO Laboratories, a privately held company located in the San Diego biotech corridor (Carlsbad, CA USA), was founded in 1993. Initially a small business start-up, MO BIO has grown into a multi-million dollar operation with international production, research, and distribution. Today, MO BIO’s growth and customer loyalty is challenging some of the world’s leading molecular biology tool companies with innovative technologies and a commitment to value. One of the fastest growing companies in Life Science, the product innovation, company philosophy, and customer service focus continues to draw customers and outstanding industry talent to MO BIO. The founders and employees of MO BIO are dedicated to the preservation of the environment and to bettering the quality of the Earth through science.
MO BIO Innovation
Since 1993, MO BIO Laboratories has been developing innovative tools for researchers in Molecular Biology. MO BIO’s PowerMAX® DNA Isolation kits and our RNA PowerSoil® kits are among the most unique and innovative products in the biotech marketplace today. Effectively removing humic acid inhibitors of PCR present in soil samples. MO BIO’s line of soil and microbial isolation kits are now the method of choice among environmental and microbiology researchers studying microbial DNA in soil samples.
MO BIO is also proud to have introduced some of the fastest kits on the market for DNA isolation and purification. We offer the UltraClean® 6 Minute Plasmid Mini Prep, the UltraClean® PCR Clean-up Kit (only 3 minutes per reaction), and the UltraClean® GelSpin® Kit (only 5 minutes per reaction). Plus, we produce a full line of nucleic acid isolation and purfication products in mini, midi, maxi and 96 well formats.
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Carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen and sulfur are the basic elements of living nature. Their quantitative determination within the most versatile combinations and substances is the origin and essence of the ELEMENTAR manufacturing program.
Through quantitative high temperature decomposition, solid or liquid substances are changed into gaseous combinations. The gas mixture is cleaned, separated into its components and through efficient detectors determined with a precision and accuracy of up to 0.1% relative.
Most important is the lare dynamic range of detection, from < 0.01 to 100%. This range is even possible when there is a great difference in relative concentrations (i.e. trace nitrogen in the presence of high carbon content). ELEMENTAR analyzers also feature very large sample size capabilities from < 1mg up to several grams.
This wide range of applications with universal as well as special instruments is only achieved by ELEMENTAR.
The Vario Micro Cube
The modern “cube” platform is setting the standards for elemental analyzers. Outstanding instrument design and intelligent engineering in combination with the worldwide longest experience in the development of elemental micro-analyzers lead to unmatched precision of your analysis.
Less than 1 mg pharmaceuticals can be analyzed just as precise as 800 mg soil samples. Volatile gasoline or temperature-proof silicon carbide can be analyzed just like coal, foodstuff or sewage sludge – without restriction of the elements, simultaneously for CHNS or for the combinations CNS, CHN, CN, O and Cl.
Universality and analytic performance of the vario Micro cube are also the basis for applications with isotope ratio mass spectrometry (IRMS, Isoprime).
CHNS; CHN, CNS, CN: all available from the basic unit.Optional detection of oxygen (with TCD or IR) and chlorine
High temperature combustion
quantitative sample digestion at up to 1200°C – with ten years furnace warranty (1800°C at the point of combustion when tin foil is used). This is the prerequisite for 100% recovery also with samples difficult to combust. Jet injection of oxygen directly to the sample leads to highest oxygen concentrations at the point of combustion and low gas consumption
Largest weighing range
from micro (<1mg) to macro (800mg soil) sample weight, depending on requirenemtns up to 20mg organic matter
Largest dynamic range of element concentrations and element ratio
up to 7 mg C abs. or 2 mg N abs. (or 100%), from ppm to 100%
Temperature programmed Desorption (TPD)
Separation of gaseous components with one TPD column for perfect separation without peak overlapp. Automated optimization of the time per analysis
stable over months and matrix independent
with a standard PC for perfect results also for unknown or heavily variable sample matrices with integrated sample feeder for 120 samples, 21 CFR part 11 functionality available. Possibility for remote service due to full digitalization of the instrument electronics
One basic instrument for all applications
No expensive special catalysts, easy ash removal from the combustion tube and long lifetime of all components are the basis for a low cost of ownership
Clean, safe, fast
The analysis only takes a few minutes, no aggressive or toxic chemicals are used, Helium carrier gas (Argon possible alternatively)
Easy installation requirements
48 x 55 cm benchtop space, 1 power supply (230, 110, 100 V), and two gases are Kits of consumables for approx. 4000/2000/1000 analysis
Kit with small wear parts: useful combination of the most important O-rings and fuses for the laboratory.
Microwave digestion is an industrial technique in use by scientists worldwide to dissolve heavy metals in the presence of organic molecules, prior to the analysis by inductively coupled plasma, atomic absorption, or atomic emission measurement. This technique is accomplished by exposing a sample to a strong acid in a closed vessel, and raising the pressure and temperature though microwave irradiation. This increase in temperature and pressure of the low pH sample medium thereby increases both the speed of thermal decomposition of the sample, and the solubility of heavy metals in solution. Once these heavy metals are in solution, it is possible to quantitate or quantify the sample through elemental techniques.
References: H. M. Kingston and Lois B. Jamie. “Introduction to microwave sample preparation: Theory and practice” ACS Professional Reference Book, ACS, Washington, D.C., 1988. Pages xxii + 263.
The CEM MARSXpress Option
Optimum Control for the Microwave Digestion of High-Throughput or Routine Samples
With the advanced technology of the MARS System with the MARSXpress option from CEM, high-pressure digestions are easier than before and accurate in its results.
* MARSXpress displays and permanently records temperature readings for all vessels!
* Process up to 40 samples simultaneously
* No connections, no tools needed!
* Accurate internal temperature control
* Optional connection-free pressure regulation
* Confirmation of temperature for every vessel
The advanced design of the MARSXpress vessel in combination with CEM’s sophisticated and highly sensitive IR temperature sensors mean the internal temperature of each vessel is measured virtually instantaneously without any of the lag associated with competitive IR-based systems. The heart of the system is the dual NIST traceable calibrated temperature measurement system. The sensors accurately and instantaneously measure the temperature of each individual vessel, providing users with unmatched control of digestion parameters, as well as safety.
Maximum Control Option
Maximum Control for the Microwave Digestion of High-Temperature or High-Pressure Samples
* Optional all-vessel temperature control
* Highest temperatures (up to 300 °C) or pressures (up to 1500 psi)
* Easy “pop-in” sensor connections
* In situ temperature control
* Direct pressure feedback & control
The MARS Microwave Digestion System can be configured with XP-1500 Plus™ vessels, the ESP-1500 Plus™ and RTP-300 Plus™ reference vessel controls and DuoTemp for the highest temperature and pressure conditions available with maximum safety and control.
Fluoropolymer liners of TFM®, combined with CEM’s proprietary composite sleeve material and open frame architecture makes this high technology molded vessel the safest option for extreme matrices. Quite simply, these vessels are the lightest, strongest and fastest cooling vessels available. The strength-to-weight ratio of CEM’s advanced vessel designs negates the need for exterior cooling devices. Accessory cooling blowers, water baths, or ice baths are redundant now that the CEM cooling options are way ahead of the league.
All MARS Microwave Digestion Systems contain built-in software safeguards that disallow programming to unsafe combinations of pressure and temperature. CEM offers a range of liner choices for its vessels including TFM, PFA, quartz, and glass.
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Flores Valles, the gold standard in laboratory furniture, has come up with an innovative line of laboratory system, the product of years of relentless researching and quality assurance.
With a steel framework forming the basic raw material–always a safe measure as far as laboratory furniture is concerned–the Flores valles lineup comprises of a minimalistic design, suited for space, and green and white colours.
The basis of the Flores Valles furniture repository consists of ST-32 cold-rolled steel according to 17,140 standards, subject to processes that include cold rolling, degreasing and electrolytic zinc-plating. Obviously, the use of this material ensures that moisture or stress-alterability of furniture will not damage the lab tables and fields. Other products that use melamine covered clipboard or plastics score lower points in this regard.
The performance is unaltered under the duress of heat or cold, and the chemical resistance (the lack of which can cause erosion or corrosion) is exponentially increased. Easy cleaning of biologically hazardous materials is a given when steel is used, instead of altered or synthetic wood-panelling.
With over 180 years of service in this field, Flores Valles has set a new benchmark that is preferred by the leading laboratories worldwide. The functionability and the dependability of Flores Valles has been amply demonstrated in Muscat, Oman by the diversity of their projects here. The Food and Drink Sector, the Environment Sector, the Oil and Gas Sector, Education Sector and the Ministry of Commerce in Oman has made use of Flores Valles furniture and services.