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service...Sartorius AG is establishing subsidiaries in Malaysia and Denmark...Applied Biosystems and Roche have signed an agreement to expand the markets for their PCR PCR polymerase chain reaction.
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Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) products...Cepheid has signed an exclusive agreement with Takara Shuzo's Biomedical Group to market, sell and support its Smart Cycler system in Japan, Taiwan and South Korea...Amersham Pharmacia Biotech is the first company to offer Incyte's Easy-to-Spot human and mouse clones...SciQuest will now offer Genzyme products...Beckman Coulter has formed an Immunomics business unit, focused on technology for the study of cellular immune responses...Yokogawa Analytical Systems, Agilent's Japanese unit, has begun selling gene analysis chips..Third Wave Technologies have announced plans for an IPO (Initial Public Offering) The first time a company offers shares of stock to the public. While not a computer term per se, many founders, employees and insiders of computer companies have found this acronym more exciting than any tech term they ever heard. ...Rosetta Inpharmatics raised $100.8 million through its IPO...Applied Biosystems has licensed Gene Tec's method of amplifying nucleic acid targets directly in cells and viruses...Becton, Dickinson has partnered with Chemdex...
Varian has introduced the Automation Triple Broadband NMR NMR: see magnetic resonance. probe, eliminating the need to re-tune each sample...The company has also announced that it has integrated its Unity INova NMR spectrometer with Oxford Instrument's 900 MHz (MegaHertZ) One million cycles per second. It is used to measure the transmission speed of electronic devices, including channels, buses and the computer's internal clock. A one-megahertz clock (1 MHz) means some number of bits (16, 32, 64, etc. superconducting magnet and that its 900 MHz NMR spectrometer will ship in 2001...Affymetrix has launched its first GeneChip expression analysis product for agricultural research, the Arabidopsis Genome Array...Scientific Software has released EZChrom Elite Version 2.8 Client/Server chromatography software and its new CyberLAB web-based data management software...Horiba has introduced its redesigned Powder Jet Feeder for use with its LA-910 and LA-920 laser light-scattering particle size analyzers...Umedik and Biomedical Photometrics are collaborating to launch the DIA/PRO reading device for on-site food testing applications using a plastic biochip biochip
Small-scale device, analogous to an integrated circuit, constructed of or used to analyze organic molecules associated with living organisms. One type of theoretical biochip is a small device constructed of large organic molecules, such as proteins, and capable of ...Genomic Solutions has introduced Investigator High-Throughput 2-D electrophoresis analysis PC software, developed by Nonlinear Dynamics...
Aclara BioSciences and Cepheid have been awarded a $3 million Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), U.S. government agency administered by the Department of Defense (see Defense, United States Department of). grant to develop a microfluidic system to detect biological agents...Ion Optics has received a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research contract to develop a lab-quality water vapor sensor on a SensorChip for single-use measurements... Newport has received $7 million in orders for high precision optical products from three major semiconductor capital equipment companies...Cepheid has been awarded a $1.8 million contract with the Department of the Army to develop an automated, portable biological agent detection system for real time analysis of environmental samples using a closed microfluidic system...Veeco Instruments has received over $10 million in orders for its automated atomic force microscope atomic force microscope (AFM), device that uses a spring-mounted probe to image individual atoms on the surface of a material. Unlike the scanning tunneling microscope, which is also a scanning probe microscope, the AFM can be used on materials that do not conduct and profiler semiconductor metrology tools...Invision Technologies has received a $7.8 million FAA order for its CTX CTX Context (Management; Tandem)
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