Agilent, Harvard University, and NetGenics are among the companies that have joined Rosetta Inpharmatics' GEML Community, a consortium for the promotion of a single file format for gene expression data ... Motorola Life Sciences will develop DNA biochips using Compugen's chip design service ... IBM made an equity investment of an undisclosed amount in computational proteomics company Structural Bioinformatics ... CREON Software GmbH and LabControl GmbH have merged to form CREON LabControl AG ... Pharmacopeia's Molecular Simulations subsidiary launched a High Throughput Crystallography Consortium ... MiraiBio, formerly the Genetic Systems Division of Hitachi Software Engineering America, has received nonexclusive worldwide distribution rights for reagents and instrumentation based on Luminex's LabMAP technology ... X-Rite's venture capital subsidiary, XR Ventures, has made an investment in HandyLab, a lab-on-a-chip company developing diagnostic tools for the clinical market ... Olympus Optical announced plans to develop and market genetic analysis equipment, reagents and design services for oligonucleotide probe sequences ...
Ophir Optronics' new WaveStar PC Spectrometer measures spectra from a variety of sources at a resolution of [+ or -] 0.5nm ... Amersham Pharmacia Biotech unveiled its MegaBACE 500 DNA analysis system ... Genomic Solutions introduced the GeneMAP Mouse, Rat, and Rat p450 microarrays ... Malvern Instruments introduced the Sysmex FPIA-2100 automated particle shape and size analyzer for image capture and analysis ... Shimadzu has developed a device that can measure the density of hormone disrupter bisphenol A in 30 minutes, compared to several hours or even a day ... Beckman Coulter released the Synchron LX20 Pro, a routine chemical analyzer ... Genomic Solutions introduced the Investigator ProPic for high throughput analysis in proteomics ... PerkinElmer released the Lambda Series of UV/Vis spectrometers, including the LS 55 luminescence spectrometer, and the LS 45 luminescence spectrom-eter ... It also introduced the LS imager, a luminescence imaging system for 2D and 3D samples ...
Under two contracts worth a total of $3.1 million, Barringer Technologies will supply its IONSCAN explosive trace detectors to all British Airport Authority managed airports in the United Kingdom and to Manchester Airport ... EraGen Biosciences licensed its proprietary AEGIS synthetic DNA base pair technology to Bayer Diagnostics ... Cepheid shipped four portable Smart Cycler XC instruments for pathogen detection to the US Dept. of Defense and the Centers for Disease Control ... diaDexus will use Agilent's customizable microarray technology for research in causes of disease ... Packard BioScience's BioSignal Packard subsidiary signed a $5.5 million contract with AstraZeneca R&D Montreal for proteomics screening ... Amersham Pharmacia Biotech will provide its SniPer SNP analysis system to Japan's Institute of Physical and Chemical Research ... Varian sold four Magnetic Resonance Imaging systems to UC San Diego for $9.5 million ...
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|Publication:||Instrument Business Outlook|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Mar 15, 2001|
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