Under a license from Incyte, GeneMachines can sell its OmniGrid and OmniGrid Accent microarrayers using Incyte's method for printing microarrays ... LI-COR Biosciences is now directly selling its products in Germany, the UK, Austria, Ireland and Switzerland ... deCODE and Affymetrix will collaborate to develop DNA-based pharmacogenomic tests ... Genomic Solutions and ProteoMetrics are developing a system for mass spec data analysis and Genomic Solutions will become a value-added reseller of ProteoMetrics' software and have the first right of refusal to acquire ProteoMetrics ... Amersham Pharmacia Biotech will distribute Nonlinear Dynamics' Progenesis 2D electrophoresis software under the Ettan brand name ... The software will also be distributed by PerkinElmer Life Sciences ... Zyomyx signed a supply and collaboration agreement with BD Biosciences to use BD's antibody collection for high-density protein biochips ... Ventro acquired certain assets of Industria Solutions, a provider of collaborative commerce solutions to the process manufacturing industry ... Zymark and Seyonic SA will develop, manufacture and market nanoliter handling instrumentation based on Zymark's Sciclone platform and Seyonic's MEMS-based microfluidic controllers ... Agilent and Maxim Biotech will share the direct marketing, and market research and publicizing of Agilent's Lab-on-a-Chip and Maxim's PCR PCR polymerase chain reaction.
polymerase chain reaction
Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) products ... Agilent has signed a similar deal involving Ambion's DNA DNA: see nucleic acid.
or deoxyribonucleic acid
One of two types of nucleic acid (the other is RNA); a complex organic compound found in all living cells and many viruses. It is the chemical substance of genes. reagents ... Applied Biosystems and DiscoveRx signed a co-exclusive agreement for distribution of DiscoveRx's HitHunter chemiluminescence-based assays and tools and future R&D ... CequeLogic, maker of the Element DataSystem LIMS LIMS Laboratory Information Management System
LIMS Library Information Management System
LIMS Limb Infrared Monitor of the Stratosphere
LIMS Land Information Management System (Canada)
LIMS Logistics Information Management System , is now known as Element DataSystem ... Qiagen received exclusive distribution rights to Genicon Sciences' self-spotted microarray kits utilizing light scattering technology ... Under an expansion of their collaboration, Affymetrix will supply its GenFlex arrays to Orchid Bioscience, which will use them for SNPcode-based genotyping, and has licensed Orchid to make products using Affymetrix' Tag sequences ... GeneLogic spin-off MetriGenix partnered with Neuralstem to develop and market stem cell based neurochips ... Sun Microsystems chose Delaware Bioinformatics Institute and Beijing Genomics Institute The Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI) was founded in 1998. It achieved international prominence as a center for sequencing the human genome. BGI completed one percent of the human genome for the Human Genome Project. as Sun Centers of Excellence for research ... Invitrogen licensed Cell Genesys' lentiviral gene delivery technology for commercialization in the research market ... MKS Instruments formed the Advanced Process Control product group based on the combination of its Specta and On-Line product groups ... Cepheid and Smiths Aerospace's Environmental Technologies Group (ETG ETG Enter the Game (gaming chat network)
ETG Expert Task Group
ETG Enabling Technologies Group (Phillips Company)
ETG Episode Treatment Groups (Symmetry Health Data Systems, Inc. ) will develop biological-agent detection systems for military and civilian settings which will be manufactured and marketed by ETG and Graseby Dynamics ... Celera has signed a multi-year collaboration for early access to SomaLogic's aptamers ... IGEN International and Meso Scale Technologies amended their Meso Scale Diagnostics agreement for the development platform for biological detection giving IGEN 31% ownership of MSD (MicroSoft Diagnostics) A utility that accompanied Windows 3.1 and DOS 6 that reported on the internal configuration of the PC. A variety of information on disks, video, drivers, IRQs and port addresses was provided. ... Pharmacopeia pharmacopeia /phar·ma·co·pe·ia/ (-ko-pe´ah) an authoritative treatise on drugs and their preparations. See also USP. pharmacopei´al
United States Pharmacopeia see under U. purchased Eos Biotechnology for $196 million ... Thermo Finnigan and BD Biosciences developed a technique for isolating specific cell types in complex samples and identifying low-abundance proteins from those cells ... Hitachi Software Engineering's MiraiBio subsidiary and DNA Chip Research have become Luminex's sole Japanese distributors ... Seki Technotron is the exclusive distributor of Applied Precision's arrayWoRxe Biochip Reader in Japan ...
Zymark launched its Mini-Staccato Workstations and CLARA CLARA Clairemont Amateur Radio Association 2001 system integration software ... Biacore introduced the SPR-based Biacore S51 system for lead characterization and preclinical applications and its TecEdge customer support and assay development program ... Hitachi introduced the S-2600N/H N/H Next Higher scanning electron microscope scan·ning electron microscope
n. Abbr. SEM
An electron microscope that forms a three-dimensional image on a cathode-ray tube by moving a beam of focused electrons across an object and reading both the electrons scattered by the object and for end-users with restricted budgets and the H-7600 transmission electron microscope ... Leeman Labs released the Hydra Instrument Series, a new line of automated sample digestion high-throughput mercury analysis systems ... Agilent and Caliper released the latest version of the Agilent 2100 Bioanalyzer System software, revision A.02.01, and the RNA RNA: see nucleic acid.
in full ribonucleic acid
One of the two main types of nucleic acid (the other being DNA), which functions in cellular protein synthesis in all living cells and replaces DNA as the carrier of genetic 6000 Nano LabChip kit for automated quality control of total and messenger RNA ... FEI FEI
Fédération Équestre Internationale. introduced the Tecnai G2 series transmission electron microscope and F20 U-Twin scanning tunneling electron microscope ... BioGenex Laboratories released its GenoMx series of automated cell and tissue staining systems for gene expression and function profiling ... Biotage, a Dyax company, introduced the Horizon System high-performance FLASH chromatography system ... Prolinx released SPM-HC High-Capacity Beads and Protein Releasing Reagent as part of its Versalinx Chemical Affinity Tools ... Amersham Pharmacia Biotech introduced the Ettan LC-MS system for protein analysis ... Thermo Nicolet released ImageMax, an infrared imaging system, developed in cooperation with Spectral Dimensions ... Accelrys released MedChem Explorer 2.0 for use on personal computers ... Bio-Tek Instruments introduced the PowerWave HT scanning microplate spectrophotometer spectrophotometer, instrument for measuring and comparing the intensities of common spectral lines in the spectra of two different sources of light. See photometry; spectroscope; spectrum. ... ID Business Solutions will integrate its Advanced Chemistry Development spectral management software into its ActivityBase data management system for enterprise-wide analytical data management ...
Litigation An action brought in court to enforce a particular right. The act or process of bringing a lawsuit in and of itself; a judicial contest; any dispute.
When a person begins a civil lawsuit, the person enters into a process called litigation. :
In mid-August, the US District Court for Maryland granted two summary judgments in favor of IGEN International, ruling that Roche Diagnostics breached a licensing agreement with IGEN by settling a third-party patent infringement suit without IGEN's consent and by failing to cease development of a competing product line. IGEN has won summary judgments on 3 claims with the other 11 claims to be decided by a jury trial in October. Roche stated that the court declined to find it liable on seven of the nine instances claimed by IGEN to be breaches of contract.... Applied Biosystems and Commonwealth Biotechnologies (CBI CBI
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CBI Confederation of British Industry
CBI n abbr (= Confederation of British Industry) → C.E.O.E. ) have agreed to dismiss their claims against each other. Under the settlement, CBI will license its DNA lane tracking technology for automated DNA sequencing to Applied Biosystems ... The US District Court for Connecticut ruled that CPI International's Colitag public drinking water test for E. coli does not infringe three patents held by IDEXX ... The British Appeals Court affirmed the High Court decision that Millipore's IsoPak for chromatography columns does not infringe a British patent held by Amersham Pharmacia Biotech and the court upheld the validity of AP Bio's patent ... Under a settlement ending the declaratory judgment action by Nanogen and Motorola's counterclaim, Nanogen received a license to two claims of the Motorola patent involving molecular detection technology in exchange for a one-time payment of $5 million in cash and stock to Motorola, Genometrix and MIT MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology (see IBO Ibo: see Igbo. 8/31/00)...