Other Microbiology News - page 10
Weighing experts at METTLER TOLEDO now offer a consulting service to help businesses revise their weighing-related Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Businesses will receive time- and cost-effective recommendations within four days.
New Zika Virus antibodies have been introduced by Meridian Biosciences for the development of lateral flow IgG/IgM antibody detection assays.
Bruker collaboration with CDC has added to the MicrobeNet database of rare and emerging pathogens.
The EVOLVE manual pipette has a fast volume adjustment system from 1 – 200 µl, now available as 8 and 12 multichannel manual pipette.
Back in February of this year the Biosynth group opened a new sales office in Bratislava. Today, the company announced the acquisition of a majority stake in the Slovak chemical specialty manufacturer TAU-CHEM s.r.o. also based in Bratislava. With
Medical centres throughout Northeast Africa have selected Priorclave QCS150 front loading autoclaves which have 20% more loading capacity, competitive pricing, superb energy efficiency, low water consumption and dedicated pre-and after sales support.
Remove viruses from cell culture media with Virosart® Media a single-use filter that provides the highest level of safety for customers’ upstream processes as it is qualified for > 4 log10 reduction of small, non-enveloped viruses (e.g., MVM) and as a mycoplasma and leptospira retentive filter.
Laboratory bench space suitable for start up biotechs includes Biosafety Level 2 provides companies the tools they need to establish proof of concept.
Total Viable Counts from serial dilutions done in washed test-tubes were found to be significantly lower than counts from serial dilutions using the guaranteed ultra pure and sterile, Inlabtec Serial Diluter bags, suggesting the presence of growth inhibitors in the re-usable test tubes.
Easy selection of one individual tube from a rack of tubes with the Micronic hand held tube selector, avoiding cross contamination between samples.
Tecan's D300e provides picoliter to microliter non-contact dispensing of liquids directly into assay plates, and the software now features a PCR Wizard that guides the user through qPCR set-up.
Complementing existing, inactivated NATtrol™ Zika Molecular Control Product Line, ZeptoMetrix™ has added 3 new strains of Zika Virus Culture Fluid to assist in diagnostics and research.
For secure short term storage of blood and urine samples, the Novitain Capcluster-50 caps and seals 50 13mm tubes in one go, retaining foil can then be removed to leave each tube individually capped, minimizing cross contamination, compatible with automated pre-analytical systems.
Hardy Diagnostics QuickSlide™ range of automated slide stainers includes the high throughput GramPRO-80™ (80+ slides per hour) and for smaller labs - the GramPro-1™, HemaPRO Automated Hematology Stain Instrument and Acid Fast Bacillus AFB-PROBetter.
Secure-T® Blender Bags in the compact and easy to use Secure-Strip® dispenser makes blender bags easier to handle, a tear-off junction between each bag ensures internal sterility right up to time of use with no tear off strip.
Autoclave manufacturer Priorclave has agreed to abide by the hourly wage rate set by the London Living Wage.
The new EVOLVE manual pipette range from INTEGRA has three adjustable dials to rapidly set pipetting volumes up to ten times faster than other pipettes. together with snap into place GripTips the Evolve forms a perfect pipetting system.
NCIMB and the Robert Gordon University are collaborating in a project to screen Streptomyces species for the production of compounds with potential for use in the pharmaceutical and other industry sectors.
The Priorclave Q63 front-loading cylindrical chamber autoclave has large load capacity (choose from 320 or 500 litres ) at reduced cost due to a simpler production process compared to rectangular chamber autoclaves.
ATCC provides authenticated Zika virus reference materials that support vaccine efficacy testing and assay development, including in vivo and tissue culture-adapted strains, genomic and synthetic nucleic acid preparations, and associated products.