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Webcasts
Webcasts - Combining Computational Biology and High Content Imaging Approaches for Understanding DNA Damage and RepairCombining Computational Biology and High Content Imaging Approaches for Understanding DNA Damage and Repair
Thierry Dorval, AstraZeneca, speaking at High Content Analysis 2014
Webcasts - Insights from Metabolomics in Compartmented CellsInsights from Metabolomics in Compartmented Cells
Ralf Takors, University of Stuttgart, speaking at Advances in Cellular Assays & Cell Culture 2014

Market Reports
Analytical Instrument Market in the US 2014-2018
Infinity Research

TechNavio's report focuses on the US and has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts.
Molecular Spectroscopy Market by Technology & Application - Forecast to 2018
MarketsandMarkets

Over the years, the molecular spectroscopy market, comprising instruments, consumables, and services, has witnessed various technological advancements. These advancements have led to a growth in the number of molecular spectroscopy applications.
Mass Spectrometry Market by Technology & Application - Global Trends & Forecast to 2018
MarketsandMarkets

The global mass spectrometry market witnesses high competitive intensity as there are many big and small firms with similar product offerings. These companies adopt various strategies to increase their market shares and to establish a strong foothold in the global market.
Liposomes
RI Technologies

This market insight report on liposomes gives an insight into global liposomes market. The report provides market analytics by application, and by therapeutic area.
Metabolomics
RI Technologies

This report gives an insight into Metabolomics Technologies - Combined/Integrated Systems, Hardware Systems for metabolic analytics, and Software Systems. Estimations and predictions for the total global Metabolomics Technologies' market are given by geographic regions encompassing United States, Canada, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Japan.
Bioinformatics
RI Technologies

This report gives a market insight into products and services used in the bioinformatics industry. The market is analyzed by product and applications; Database, Software and Hardware form the product categories, finding applications in Genomics, Proteomics, Metabolomics, and other (Drug Discovery, Cheminformatics, and Pharmacogenomics).
Biomarkers
RI Technologies

This report on focuses on the different types of biomarkers and their impact on various disease areas. The study also provides global market analysis for biomarkers by disease area and by prominent biomarker identification technologies.
Biomarkers in Drug Discovery - Integration in Early Stage Promotes Use of Companion Diagnostics to Optimize Therapeutic Outcomes
Global Data

The report describes the history of biomarkers and their role in fulfilling the unmet needs of the conventional drug discovery process. The drivers and barriers for the biomarkers market, along with the key issues faced in the application of biomarkers in the drug discovery process, are highlighted.
Life Science Software 2013: Markets and Opportunities
Biopharm Reports

This reports into in the life science field examines the use of specialist software and databases relating to the conduct of PCR, DNA sequencing, DNA microarray, flow cytometry, mass spectrometry and disease biomarker studies. The studies were carried out to assist software developers and vendors to identify market opportunities in these fields.
Life Science Consumables 2013: Markets and Opportunities
Biopharm Reports

Techniques such as PCR, DNA microarray, DNA sequencing, mass spectrometry and flow cytometry have grown significantly in the last decade and by 2015 markets for these five areas are expected to exceed $50 billion, globally. In these and related fields, consumables are generally the second or third largest area in cost terms, after instrumentation.
Scientific News
Light-activated Drug Could Reduce Side Effects of Diabetes Medication
Scientists have created a drug for type 2 diabetes that is switched on by blue light, which they hope will improve treatment of the disease.
Getting Metabolism Right
Analysis of 89 models of metabolic processes finds flaws in 44 of them — but suggests corrections.
Biologists Find An Early Sign Of Cancer
Patients show boost in certain amino acids years before diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.
Comparison of Caffeinated and Decaffeinated Coffee - Implications for Alzheimer's Disease
Researchers from the National University of Singapore successfully demonstrated the viability of GC-TOF-MS as an analytical platform for metabolomics analysis of coffee samples.
Single Enzyme is Necessary for Development of Diabetes
12-LO enzyme promotes the obesity-induced oxidative stress in the pancreatic cells.
A New Player in Lipid Metabolism Discovered
Specially engineered mice gained no weight, and normal counterparts became obese on the same high-fat, obesity-inducing Western diet.
UT Southwestern Researchers Uncover New Brain Pathways
New therapies for treating Type 2 diabetes and obesity.
Mass Spec-Based Metabolomics Workflows to Evaluate Plant Immunity
This article reviews metabolomics studies used to evaluate plant immunity with an emphasis on mass spectrometry in its many forms.
Assessing Anticancer Drugs Efficacy by Amino Acid Metabolomics
Researchers aimed to develop a method that determines the therapeutic efficacy of anticancer drugs based on the changes in amino acid metabolism at the cellular level.
Time Of Day Crucial to Accurately Test for Diseases
A new study published in PNAS has found that time of day and sleep deprivation have a significant effect on our metabolism.
Business News
PREMIER Biosoft Announces Reseller Agreement with Bruker
Agreement aims to advance lipidomics and metabolomics research.
Beckman, U of Birmingham Form Technology Collaboration
The partnership is aimed at advancing automation techniques for regulatory science research.
AB SCIEX Wins New Product Innovation Award in Asia Pacific
The award recognizes the company’s continued innovation in the mass spectrometry industry and a number of new products introduced into the market in recent years.
Waters Centers of Innovation Program Honors CSU Laboratory
Proteomics and metabolomics facility recognized for innovation in biological mass spectrometry.
Seahorse Bio, Moffitt to Develop Method for Measuring Metabolism of 3D Microtissue
The study will focus on non-small cell lung cancers.
Thermo Fisher Q3 Revenues up 31 Percent
Thermo Fisher announced that revenues grew 31% to $4.17 billion for the third quarter ended September 27, 2014.
Waters Q3 Revenues up 8 Percent
Company reports third quarter sales of $493 million, an increase of 8% versus sales of $457 million in the third quarter of 2013.
Seahorse Bioscience, UAB Announce Personalized Medicine Partnership
Partnership agreed to study the bioenergetic health of cells in cryo-preserved blood – a step that will ultimately produce a first-of-its-kind clinical test of metabolic bioenergetic health.
Randox TxB Cardio Assay Gains CE Approval
Randox Laboratories has secured CE marking for their TxB Cardio Assay.
Mayo Clinic, UMMC Expand Relationship
Mayo Clinic and the University of Mississippi Medical Center have signed an agreement to broaden and deepen their collaboration in clinical trials, other medical research and education.

Events
Prognostic, Predictive & Point
15 Jan 2015
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Diagnostics & Biomarkers - DB
27 Jan 2015
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SLAS2015
07 Feb 2015
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10th Annual Biomarkers Congres
25 Feb 2015
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ePosters
MsCompare: An Untargeted LC & GC/MS Metabolomics Platform for Quality Control, Precise Deconvolution and Data Analysis
MsMetrix, the Netherlands

A GC/MS or LC/MS workflow for Metabolomics applications includes a number of distinct steps: experimental design, sampling, sample preparation, data acquisition, data processing, deconvolution, identification and data interpretation.

The MsXelerator software includes Quality Control procedures and Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) to properly control each step in this workflow and to obtain reliable results for both quantitation and identification.
Gut Microbial Metabolites and Hepatic Xenobiotic Metabolism: A High Throughput Screening Approach
University of Reading, AstraZeneca

This poster highlights the combination of metabonomics and high throughput screening by the identification of gut microbial metabolites and a screening assay designed to determine their cytotoxicity to liver-like cell cultures.
Searching for Urinary Biomarkers of Exposure to Heterocyclic Amines (HCAs)
Kingston University, National Food Institute, Technical University of Denmark, Lund University

Heterocyclic amines (HCAs) are foodborne carcinogens present in cooked meat and fish, mainly. Metabolites of HCAs have been determined in urine from volunteers following a controlled meal.
Mixtures Analysis of Complex Mixtures
Mestrelab Research

We describe an NMR method to quantify mixture components in wine, edible oils, etc. The method is fully customizable, and amenable to high throughput operation.
A Complete Wine Analysis Using Multiplets Detection
1Mestrelab Research, www.mestrelab.com; 2Institut Heidger, Germany, www.institut-heidger.de

NMR mixtures analysis can be used to determine the concentration of key components in wine. Here we show the analysis using SMA from Mestrelab.
DPPH scavenging activities of selected flavonoids and their mixtures
(1) Department of Pharmacognosy and Botany, Faculty of Pharmacy, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia

The aim is to identify the ati-oxidant activity of selected flavonoids (quercetin, luteolin and galangin) and their mixtures using DPPH method including their synergistic or antagonistic interactions.
Correlation between plasma levels of lutein and oxidized low density lipoproteins: a short human intervention study
Università Politecnica delle Marche

The increase of plasma carotenoids, in particular lutein, after dietary treatment for two weeks is associated with a significant protective effect against lipid peroxidation of plasma lipoproteins.
Automatic Characterization of Lipids Using Charge Remote Fragmentation Ions and Peaks Characteristic of Fatty Acid Fragmentation From MALDI MS/MS Data
(1)PREMIER Biosoft, Indore, India; (2)PREMIER Biosoft, Palo Alto, U.S.A; (3)AB SCIEX, Darmstadt, Germany; (4)AB SCIEX, Framingham, U.S.A.

Automated identification of lipids using CRF ions and high energy MS/MS fragment ions and novel software.
Automatic Characterization of Lipids Using Charge Remote Fragmentation Ions and Peaks Characteristic of Fatty Acid Fragmentation From MALDI MS/MS Data
(1)PREMIER Biosoft, Indore, India; (2)PREMIER Biosoft, Palo Alto, U.S.A; (3)AB SCIEX, Darmstadt, Germany; (4)AB SCIEX, Framingham, U.S.A.

Automated identification of lipids using CRF ions and high energy MS/MS fragment ions and novel software.
Identification and classification of antifouling compounds secreted by anti MIC microorganisms. A metabolomic analysis.
University of Burgos, INBIOTEC, CSIC and ACCIONA Infraestructuras, Spain

BIOCORIN project, aims to develop a green alternative to the coatings and solutions used up to date for MIC corrosion control. Some of the results of this project are presented here, with the identification of several relevant antifouling compounds secreted by environmentally isolated anti-MIC strains of microorganisms via a metabolomic approach.
Application Notes
Qualitative and Quantitative Characterization of the Metabolome, Lipidome, and Proteome of Human Hepatocytes Stably Transfected with Cytochrome P450 2E1 Using Data Independent LC/MS
Waters Corporation

Drug toxicity is a major reason for the failure of candidate pharmaceuticals during their development. Therefore, it is important to realize the potential for toxicity in a timely fashion. A label-free multi-omics approach has been applied for the analysis of the transfected human hepatocyte cells by implementing LC/HDMSE, providing both qualitative and quantitative information within a single experiment.
TransOmics Informatics Powered by Nonlinear Dynamics
Waters Corporation

This application note introduces the workflow of TransOmics Informatics Software that has been specifically developed for the larger scale analysis of ion mobility MS data from proteomics and metabolomics data sets, comprising technical and biological replicates.
Quantitative Determination of Total Bile Acids with a Thermo Scientific Varioskan Flash Multimode Reader Using a Kinetic Enzyme Cycling Assay
Thermo Fisher Scientific

Serum total bile acids (TBA) level is a long-established and accepted indicator of liver diseases. This application note presents a simple photometric measurement of serum TBA.
Optimization of Instrument Settings and Measurement Parameters for Kinetic Fluorometric and Luminometric Assays
Thermo Fisher Scientific

When fluorometric and luminometric assays are performed in microplate format, a high number of samples can be analyzed at a time. The speed of the reaction kinetics of the assay determines the requirements for the detection instrument and measurement parameters for achieving the best possible performance of the assay.
Pipetting performance of Thermo Scientific Finnpipette F2 in combination with Thermo Scientific Finntip Flex
Thermo Fisher Scientific

The Finnpipette® F2 product family has been designed by taking into account the demands of today´s laboratory work and the require¬ments of the end users. It offers superior comfort, performance, reliability and repeatability in one of the lightest pipettes available.
Using a Thermo Scientific Microplate Photometer to Choose an Optimum Reagent for Cytotoxicity Assays
Thermo Fisher Scientific

A number of different reagents can be used to perform photometric cell proliferation and viability assays. A microplate photometer can quickly determine which reagent is the best choice for an assay and then optimize the assay. Significant time savings and productivity gains can be achieved with this tool.
Ergonomics and Usability Study of Thermo Scientific Finnpipette F1 and F2 Pipettes
Thermo Fisher Scientific

The objective of the study was to evaluate the ergonomics and usability of six manual, singlechannel pipettes. This was done by measuring the load and strain symptoms exhibited by workers’ muscles and joints, and evaluating the usability features of pipettes in a simulated work situation.
Promega’s ADP-Glo™ Kinase Assay performed on BMG LABTECH’s PHERAstar FS and POLARstar Omega
BMG Labtech

The PHERAstar FS as well as the POLARstar Omega offer the ability to perform the ADP-Glo™ assay from Promega in a 384-well format. The ADP-Glo™ Kinase Assay is a homogenous luminescent assay to detect ADP in concentrations ranging from 1 mM to 0.01 µM. Instrument settings and standard ATP/ADP curves over a wide concentration range are presented for both the PHERAstar FS and the POLARstar Omega.
RADAR, a Xevo TQ-S function, combined with Low-High pH UPLC Screening for Fast, Simple Bioanalysis Methods Development
Waters Corporation

Here, we demonstrate the productivity gains possible with Xevo TQ-S for use in bioanalytical methods. Xevo TQ-S employs a unique RADAR functionality to collect data in the time scale of a narrow 1- to 2-second peak.
The Transcreener® ADP2 FI Assay performed on PHERAstar and Omega microplate readers
BMG LABTECH


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