PE Biosystems introduced the FMAT System 8100, an automated, macro-confocal high-throughput screening system for fluorescent, homogenous, multiplexed, live cell- and bead-based screening assays that was developed in collaboration with Becton, Dickinson and Company. Tropix, a division, of PE Biosystems, introduced the NorthStar HTS System, an integrated platform for high-throughput screening that can perform screening assays at 500,000 per day and faster, according to company officials...Labsystems Oy, of Thermo BioAnalysis, signed an exclusive licensing agreement to manufacture and market Vitotox, a high-speed, high- throughput, low-cost toxicity test that tests drugs for genotoxicity, which damages DNA, by using a genetically modified microorganism that emits light when exposed to a genotoxin. LabSystems, of Thermo BioAnalysis, announced several new developments for its ATLAS Chromatography Data System, including the ability to provide gel permeation chromatography data handling and advanced reporting tools, using the WinBSR product, which will be supplied as an option with the system, and complements the current report manager. ThermoQuest's Hypersil division announced that its entire range of columns can now be ordered directly from its website...Hewlett-Packard introduced the HP 4500 Series 300 ICP-MS system for semiconductor applications, which is designed to measure ultra-trace contaminants in process chemicals and silicon wafers. Hewlett-Packard also introduced an enhancement to its HP 100 Series Liquid Chromatograph/Mass Selective Detector system, which now allows four different analyses simultaneously within a single run...
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|Publication:||Instrument Business Outlook|
|Date:||Aug 31, 1999|
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