Changes in the European In Vitro Diagnostic Regulation May 26th the In Vitro Diagnostic Regulations’ (IVDR 2017/746) came into force, following the official publication in early May 2017 in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU). The five-year countdown to the IVDR’s date of application (May 26th, 2022) has begun. Many IVD’s changed [...]
Time to get serious about antibody quality Anyone in the research antibody business will be aware that discussions relating to antibody quality and validation have been gathering pace over the last couple of years. General concerns relate to antibody specificity, sensitivity and batch to batch variation which can result in wasted research time and money. [...]
Antibodies have been pin pointed as the main culprit in the reproducibility issue surrounding the research reagents sector today. However is it too cynical and perhaps plain simplistic to place all the blame on the antibodies alone? Could it be that it is not just the antibodies that are the issue, but the way scientists [...]
LifeSpan BioSciences, Inc. (LSBio) has increased the number of validated IHC-plusTM antibodies available in its catalog to more than 10,000. The IHC-plusTM antibodies are LSBio's flagship product line, and consist of antibodies that have been extensively tested against formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) human tissues. Each antibody has been characterized at four different concentrations against 22 normal human tissues, plus additional controls. These [...]
News Post: ImmunoReagents and ImmunO4 Announce Strategic Business Alliance and Corporate Partnership
ImmunoReagents and ImmunO4 have announced a corporate alliance, joint supply and distribution agreement. The agreements provide bundled pricing offerings creating savings opportunities for our customers.ImmunO4 is a global manufacturer of Immunological and Biochemical detection reagents, substrates and associated products. ImmunoReagents is a global manufacturer of quality antibodies and reagents used in research and in vitro diagnostics. Product offerings include a [...]
Lonza PAGEr™ Gels combined with Rockland Inc's range of antibodies and antibody-based tools ensure consistent results with continual compatibility for western blot assays.Lonza PAGEr™ Gels are easy-to-use, offer sharper resolution, more consistent protein transfer, and longer shelf life than any other Tris-glycine gel. Rockland Western Blot antibodies, blocking buffers and assay substrates enhance results due [...]
Life Technologies Corporation has launched the TaqMan® hPSC Scorecard™ Panel, a first-of-its-kind characterization assay that establishes a standardized benchmark against which researchers can evaluate pluripotency and trilineage differentiation potential in human embryonic (ES) and induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cell lines.
Abcam Plc. has appointed Alan Hirzel as Chief Marketing Officer. This is a new position based at Abcam's Headquarters in Cambridge, UK and will strengthen Abcam's management team and support the company in delivering its growth strategies.Alan will take responsibility for Abcam's branding, product portfolio and online consumer offering. He joins Abcam on 5th August [...]
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., has reported its financial results for the second quarter ended June 29, 2013.Second Quarter 2013 HighlightsAdjusted earnings per share (EPS) grew 8% to a second quarter record of $1.32Revenue increased 4% to $3.24 billion, a second quarter recordAdjusted operating margin expanded 30 basis points to 19.3%Reinforced innovation leadership at ASMS with [...]
Sigma-Aldrich Corporation has signed an agreement with the Cultute Collections of Public Health England, curators for the European Collection of Cell Cultures (ECACC®). In the agreement, the ECACC collection of unique, expertly preserved, authenticated human and animal cell cultures will be offered through the Sigma-Aldrich website www.sigma.com/ecacc.