Product Review

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    This edition covers items for DNA amplification, such as an RT-PCR system, a sequence detection system, a DNA decontamination kit, DNA isolation and concentration tools, and items for maintaining clean PCR work areas.

    • Brendan Horton
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    Cell biologists gather for an annual international meeting in San Francisco this week and items on display may include a non-radioactive assay for cell proliferation, a personal confocal microscopy system or a mammalian expression system.

    • Brendan Horton
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    Isothermal titration calorimetry is a useful tool for the characterization of antibodies and antibody-related products, which uses heat as a detection medium, circumventing the problems associated with other analytical methods.

    • Jeff R. Livingstone
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    This week Product Review covers items such as reagents for cell detachment and tissue dissociation, reverse transcription and liposomal transfection, as well as custom-synthesized oligonucleotide tubes and microplates.

    • Brendan Horton
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    Various new systems and reagents for neuroscientific study are featured this week, including a new drug delivery system for therapeutic agents, a receptor available for drug screening programmes and a vibrating ion probe system.

    • Brendan Horton
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    This section is an inventory of monoclonal antibodies and other new tools available for immunology, including a DAB system for immunoblotting, an HPLC system that monitors IgG glycosylation and the v-Ha-ras(TG.AG) transgenic mouse.

    • Brendan Norton
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    Techniques and technology for the molecular biologist — prepoured, polyacrylamide gels for DNA sequencing, a universal support for DNA synthesis, a baculovirus expression system, a telomerase detection kit and cDNA synthesis kits.

    • Brendan Norton
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    This installment looks at equipment such as dispersion technology for particle size measurement, a homologous time-resolved assay system for drug discovery, a carbon fibre potentiostat and a robotic perfusion system.

    • Brendan Norton
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    Featured this week, a pot-pourri of useful equipment and reagents for biomedical research, including a mycoplasma removal agent, antibodies for apoptosis research, a biomedical imager and an oligonucleotide labelling kit.

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    Time once again to contact your software providers who are peddling such wares as a searchable chemical database, an Internet search engine, chemometrics software and virus protection software for networks.

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    Today's special — product review offers problem solving software, information about nanotechnology funding, a diode-pumped solid-state laser and circuit simulation software.

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    Making a splash this week — halogen heater moisture analysers, a new sequential ICP atomic emission spectrometer and a chemical reaction search system.

    • Brendan Horton
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    This week's tender covers DNA technology, including a kit for DNA analysis using high-resolution gel electrophoresis, a hybridization and detection system, primer design software and a purification kit for high-molecular-weight genomic DNA.

    • Brendan Norton
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    This issue covers the reagents and equipment necessary for cellular and molecular imaging and detection, including a luminometer, a phosphor imaging system, reagents to detect intracellular cytokines and alternatives to radiolabelling.

    • Brendan Horton
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    Product review has the goods and wares for studying the molecular mechanisms of the cell — items include an automated membrane developing system, a mutation detection system and high-efficiency cloning kits.

    • BRENDAN HORTON
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    The use of a thermally activated DNA polymerase PCR gives improved specificity, sensitivity and product yield without additives or extra process steps.

    • David E. Birch
    • , L. Kolmodin
    • , J. Wong
    • , G. A. Zangenberg
    • , M. A. Zoccoli
    • , N. McKinney
    •  & K. K. Y. Young
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    This week's issue reviews new technology and laboratory items in the field of microbiology, including a new anaerobe identification system, new gel electrophoresis boxes and a clinical laboratory microscope.

    • Brendan Horton
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    Supporting a hypothesis requires reliable data and, of course, sound equipment to produce it — this issue features a system for trace analysis, a new NMR probe, instrument software and an electrospray mass spectrometer.

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    Solutions to the complexities of the life sciences are elusive, but what follows may offer a means of saving time as well as energy — several scalable purification systems, an instrument for absolute CD4 counts and more.

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    Improved liposome stability and drug retention significantly increase the anticancer activity of encapsulated doxorubicin (Doxil), enhancing the effectiveness of chemotherapy and potentially reducing its toxicity.

    • Danilo D. Lasic
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    Some recent product developments for the cell biologist include a liposomal transfection reagent, an optical biosensor system and more.

    • BRENDAN HORTON
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    One-stop shopping for the genetics laboratory —Drosophila and mouse modelling systems, a new in situ hybridization sealing system, chromosome painting probes and a new family of cell markers for the study of tumour biology.

    • BRENDAN HORTON
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    This is where cyber-buffs can do their digging for information, such as on-line access to chemical viewing software and biological review journals, as well as statistical and graphing software.

    • BRENDAN HORTON
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    Manufacturers show their true colours with new separation products, such as an HPLC solvent recycler, new HIC columns, a capillary GC injector, a microflow-HPLC system and a selection of Chromatography data control systems.

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    For scaling-up bioprocess operations and ensuring quality control there are a number of new products described below including a chromatography control system, an on-line biochemical analyser and a non-invasive animal testing service.

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    The peptide platter serves up a variety of goodies including antimicrobial peptides, a deamidation detection kit, a molecular-sizing instrument and a new line of separation products for peptides, polypeptides and proteins.

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    Dipping the oars into some fresh waters, product review offers product information on astronomy and oceanography, as well as our standard complement, including electroporation cuvettes and a direct blotting electrophoresis system.

    • Brendan Horton
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    Ample product listings for improved DNA amplification tools — including an automated PCR system, primer pair analysis software, an automated PCR-DNA fragment analysis system and various comsumable amplification products.

    • Brendan Norton
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    New research tools for the cell biologist include a fermenter, serum-free medium for insect cell lines, inverted research microscopes, and intracellular ion measurement and digital video microscopy systems.

    • Brendan Horton
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    A sequence-analysis system, software packages, DNA purification supplies, Internet information and a custom oligonucleotide synthesis service are some of the items covered in this product review feature.

    • Brendan Horton
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    • Akhtar H. Samad
    • , Wei Wen Cai
    • , Xinghua Hu
    • , Benjamin Irvin
    • , Junping Jing
    • , Jason Reed
    • , Xun Meng
    • , John Huang
    • , Edward Huff
    • , Brett Porter
    • , Alex Shenkar
    • , Thomas Anantharaman
    • , Bhubaneswar Mishra
    • , Virginia Clarke
    • , Eileen Dimalanta
    • , Joanne Edington
    • , Catharina Hiort
    • , Roderic Rabbah
    • , John Skiada
    •  & David C. Schwartz
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    This edition covers new computer hardware and software, including a portable workstation, data-logging and acquisition hardware, imaging software, and on-line and CD-ROM information.

    • Brendan Horton
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    This supplement for neuroscience technology describes postmitotic human neurons, a new microscope for three-dimensional illumination, neurophysiology simulation software, antibodies for neurobiological research and a CCD camera.

    • Brendan Horton
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    A new technology for conducting immunoassays that uses an electrochemiluminescence detection system, eliminates the use of radioisotopes and offers improved assay performance.

    • Daniel R. Deaver
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    This week's issue offers items for cracking the genetic code, such as labelling reagents, transgenic laboratory products, an on-line molecular biology computing resource, a mammalian vector system, and more.

    • Brendan Horton
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    A new transgenic mouse model for studying in vivo somatic mutations is based on the efficient recovery of chromosomally integrated lacZ-containing plasmids, using magnetic beads.

    • Michaël E. T. I. Boerrigter
    • , Martijn E. T. Dollé
    • , Hans-Jörg Martus
    • , Jan A. Gossen
    •  & Jan Vijg
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    Product review your indoor laboratory outfitter, supplies information on automated liquid systems, new benchtop autoclaves and centrifuges, an ultraviolet transluminator, and a automatic gas-supply switching system.

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    Absorbed by emissions from instrument manufacturers product review samples some of the new items on the market such as data analysis software, disposable IR cards, atomic absorbance and time-of-flight mass spectrometers.

    • Brendan Horton
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    Featuring molecular biology, this week's edition offers concise information on new tools for the laboratory, such as a new thermostable reverse transcriptase and gene-identification and point mutation screening kits.

    • Brendan Horton
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    Using recent findings by Tabor and Richardson, a novel thermostable DNA polymerase that generates sequence data comparable with T7 Sequenase DNA polymerase has been developed for improved base calling and longer reads.

    • Michael A. Reeve
    •  & Carl W. Fuller
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    Force measurements can probe directly the molecular impact of proteins' electrostatic surface properties, specific bond strengths, membrane composition, and membrane fluidity on biological recognition events.