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SpectraMax i3 Multi-Mode Detection System
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Bioanalysis of Oxytocin
Ultrasensitive Quantification Assay for Oxytocin in Human Plasma Using an LC/MS Microfluidics Platform
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A strategic vision for 21st Century drug discovery.

By Dr W Bowen, Dr G Sanders, Dr A Werdich, Dr B Warrington & Dr E Farrant
Delivering therapeutic innovation is more challenging than ever. Despite major scientific breakthroughs & technological advances leading to greater understanding of the aetiology of diseases, the approach to creating new small molecule therapeutics remains fundamentally inefficient.
 

Adopting AI is essential for a sustainable pharma industry.

By Prof Jackie Hunter
Advancements in technology, and in particular, developments in artificial intelligence (AI) are revolutionising the way that we live our lives. Up to now, we have used it to help us find the quickest route home or to search the Internet, but we now need to look much further.
 

Translational Chemical Biology: Gap assessment for advancing drug discovery, development and precision medicine

By Dr M Chorghade, Dr M Liebman, Dr G Lushington, Dr S Naylor & Dr R Chaguturu
As yesterday's lead molecule enters today's clinical trial, the standard operating script calls for product developers & clinicians to push away the originating basic scientists, lest their lofty impractical ideals disrupt a delicate balance of strategic compromise.
 

Filling the drug discovery abyss - novel business models to push through the valley of death

By Dr S Prasad, Dr C McOsker, Prof K Chapman & Dr M Foley
Over the past three years, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the European Medicines Agency (EMA) have approved around 200 novel drugs for human use.
 

Is the cloud enabling bioinformatics to become the biology solutions domain?

By Dr Paul Denny-Gouldson
For many years we have used the term bioinformatics to describe, well, anything outside cheminformatics in the R&D informatics domain. It has been a 'catch-all' term to label informatics tools that handle biologically relevant information.
 

Kinases and drug discovery: protein kinases as a validated drug target.

By Professor Said A. Goueli
The role of protein and lipid kinases in cellular physiology and normal and abnormal growth has been well appreciated and has been the focus of intensive research in both academic arenas and pharmaceutical industries. The payoff for the pharmaceutical industries has been substantial.
 

Automated liquid handler vendor vs third party plastic company.

By Dr John Comley
Users of automated liquid handlers today invariably have a choice - obtain disposable pipette tips from the original instrument vendor or purchase a 'compatible' product from a third party plastics manufacturer or lab supplier.
 

AATI & TTP Labtech Alliance Delivers High-Throughput NGS Library Prep Solutions

The partnership combines mosquito and Fragment Analyzer platforms to reduce cost, maximise throughput and improve quality of NGS library preparation.
 

BioTek Accelerates China Growth with Opening of New Guangzhou Office

BioTek Instruments further expanded their presence in China with the opening of their Guangzhou office.
 

Aviva Invests in Owlstone Medical Breath Biopsy platform

Owlstone Medical Ltd, a diagnostics company developing a breathalyzer for disease, have announced an investment from Aviva Ventures, the venture capital arm of Aviva plc.
 

Applied Photophysics Strengthens Board of Directors with Key Appointment

Paul Walker appointed Non-Executive Director, to support development of the Company as it increases commercial focus.
 

IntelliCyt Introduces New Cy-Clone PLUS System

Cy-Clone PLUS is the only solution that correlates IgG quantitation per cell with cell health readouts and cell density in a single cost-effective assay that can migrate through your workflow from screening to scale up. Now, you can make the best decisions earlier in the process as well as every step of the way.
 

PerkinElmer to Display at 2017 AACR Annual Meeting

PerkinElmer to Display Portfolio of Cancer Research Technologies and Workflow Solutions at 2017 AACR Annual Meeting.