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Olympus Releases Vital Small Animal Observation System.

Tokyo, Japan, May 19, 2006 - (JCN) - Olympus announced on May 17 that it has begun marketing a vital small animal observation system.

The OV100 system adopts a high-end optical system, features a wide range of magnification, from 1.6x to 16x, and enables the thorough observation of small animals, ranging from the whole body to cells.

Specifically, it helps researchers observe the spread of cancer, bloodstream as well as changes in calcium ion levels on a real-time basis.

The company expects that the new system will contribute to pharmacology research.

The OV 100 system is scheduled to be exhibited in the following events: the 5th International Bio Expo Japan in Tokyo, the 10th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Association for Molecular Target Therapy of Cancer in Tokyo, and the 20th IUBMB International Congress of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and 11th FAOBMG Congress in Kyoto.

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Date:May 19, 2006
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