Tag: Thermo Fisher

Need to automate the extraction of DNA, RNA and proteins?

A NEW sample purification system from Thermo Scientific automatically isolates target nucleic acids and proteins for research projects in high-throughput biopharma and biotechnology and laboratories. The KingFisher Presto is designed to be integrated into an automated laboratory workflow using a…

Cell factory promises higher yield

A HIGH-capacity cell culture system to provide large-scale production of cells is said to deliver up to 30 percent increase in yields with no increase in footprint. The new Nunc High Density system from Thermo Scientific incorporates additional layers over…

Hydrocodone assay wins FDA approval

A NEW immunoassay specifically for the detection of hydrocodone has been granted regulatory approval in the USA. The DRI Hydrocodone Assay from Thermo Fisher Scientific is a homogeneous enzyme immunoassay, and has received 510 (k) clearance from the US Food…

Advancing battery research with GC/MS

THE UNIVERSITY of Muenster, Germany, has the first installation of Thermo Scientific’s new Orbitrap-based GC-MS/MS (gas chromatography/mass spectrometry) instrument, said to provide the highest levels of detection and identification. The university’s Muenster Electrochemical Energy Technology (Meet) battery research centre focuses…

Extract nucleic acid automatically with this workstation

THE NEW Thermo Scientific Automated Nucleic Acid Extraction WorkStation offers consistent, high-speed purifications by combining several Thermo Fisher tools into one turnkey package.  Thermo says the workstation enables users to process samples from virtually any source, providing cost- and time-effective…

HPLC columns promise to improve performance

A NEW range of chromatography columns from Thermo Fisher are engineered to ‘significantly increase’ the performance of HPLC separations, without any modification to instruments or methods. The company’s internal laboratory tests show that 4um Accucore XL HPLC columns allow users…

Methods for detection of dioxins in eggs

RESPONDING to the latest food scare in Europe, in which chicken eggs have been found to contain up to four times the permitted level of dioxins, Thermo Fisher has drawn attention to the test methods it has developed to detect…

UHPLC delivers ‘exceptional’ productivity

CLAIMING the lowest gradient delay volume and unmatched flow precision, the Thermo Scientific UltiMate 3000 XRS ultra-high performance liquid chromatograph (UHPLC) is the newest member of Thermo’s UHPLC+ range. The company says the instrument offers new sampling and detection capabilities,…

HPLC columns enhance protein and peptide separations

AVAILABLE in analytical, micro, and nano formats, the new Accucore 150-C18 and 150-C4 columns from Thermo Fisher Scientific are designed to improve protein and peptide assay robustness by enhancing peak capacity and run times at moderate operating pressures. Thermo says…

Lab robots automate plant science at Danforth labs

A PRODUCTIVITY increase of 100 times, or 10,000 percent, is enough to make any laboratory manager sit up and pay attention. This is exactly what is being claimed for the installation of a customised Yeast 1 Hybrid automation system at…