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Webcasts - The Lipidyzer™ Platform: A Revolutionary Tool for Understanding the Role of Lipids in DiseaseThe Lipidyzer™ Platform: A Revolutionary Tool for Understanding the Role of Lipids in Disease
Join us to learn about the key challenges in lipid analysis and how the Lipidyzer platform can help you overcome them.
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Mats Ljungman, Professor, University of Michigan will present a set of novel techniques to analyze many aspects of gene expression based on the capturing of nascent RNA.

Market Reports
MicroRNAs and Exosomes
Select Biosciences Ltd

In this report, we focus upon the microRNA research marketplace from the perspective of the translational opportunities in these spaces. The focus of this field is moving from basic research towards the utility of associations of microRNA expression patterns in disease.
Single Cell Omics 2011
Select Biosciences Ltd

The single cell Omics revolution is the potential transformation of cellular heterogeneity from a source of noise to a source of new, as yet hidden discoveries.
Multiplexed Diagnostics 2010
Select Biosciences Ltd

The multiplexed diagnostics market has grown rapidly and generated sales of approximately $2.4 billon in 2009, but is now balanced on multiple tipping points.
Genomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics in Diagnostics: Market landscape, innovative technologies and future outlook
Business Insights

There has been a significant transition in the diagnostic techniques created with increasing technological innovations. In the future, the focus will be on genetic study and disease predisposition, which will test patients' probability of acquiring a disease or a disorder, enabling precautionary steps.
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How it Works: Advanced Data Analysis Using Visualization
Visualisation of data can be used to help molecular biologists tackle the vast datasets their experiments create.

Cell Metabolism Linked to Spread of Cancer
Scientists discover macrophage metabolism can be attuned to prevent the spread of cancer.
Integrated Omics Analysis
Studying multi-omics promises to give a more holistic picture of the organism and its place in its ecosystem, however despite the complexities involved those within the field are optimistic.
Fatty Liver Disease Linked to Type 2 Diabetes
Recent study identifies factors causing insulin to misbehave in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.
New Pathway for COPD Biomarker Development
A study from Philip Morris International has highlighted multi-lipid profiling as a potential new pathway for COPD biomarker development.
Clinical Trial Finds Medicine Program Alters Blood Serum
Meditation, yoga and vegetarian diet linked to decline in plasma metabolites associated with inflammation and cardiovascular disease risk.
3D-Printing in Science: Conference Co-Staged with LABVOLUTION
LABVOLUTION 2017 will have an added highlight of a simultaneous conference, "3D-Printing in Science".
Lab-on-a-Chip Detects Effects of Poison
A fast and efficient mixer has been developed for testing the effect of toxic substances faster by using a new lab-on-a-chip.
Targeting Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors May be Important Across a Lifetime
The study suggests efforts to prevent risk factors should extend to those older than 65.
Beige Fat Formation Linked to Anti-diabetic Effect
Researchers at UTSW have found that the protein connexin 43 forms cell-to-cell communication channels on the surface of emerging beige fat cells that amplify the signals from those few nerve fibers.
Business News
smartLAB 2017: For Tomorrow’s Intelligent Laboratories
smartLAB 2017 will be held 16-18 May at LABVOLUTION along side BIOTECHNICA life sciences show.
Elsevier R&D Solutions Welcomes Four Biotech Start-Ups to the Hive
All four firms will receive complimentary training and access to Elsevier’s suite of information solutions, to empower their work and help overcome R&D bottlenecks and challenges.
NuSirt Biopharma, OWL Metabolomics Partner
Partnership aims to develop novel diagnostic tools for ongoing drug evaluation trials for NuSirt’s fatty liver drug research candidate, NS-0200.
Allergan to Acquire Tobira for $1.695Bn
Tobira Therapeutics are to be acquired by Allergan, expanding global GI R&D pipeline and taking a leading R&D position in NASH.
Metabolon Closes $15M Financing Round
Metabolon has announced that it has closed a financing that raised $15 million from new investor Essex Woodlands, a leading healthcare growth equity firm.
Muses Labs and Metabolon Partner
Partnership to launch joint precision medicine studies, bring new clinical trial services to market and advance care protocols for alzheimer’s patients.
Metabolon Awards Two Fully Funded Metabolomics Projects to Researchers
Company has announced that it has awarded fully funded discovery projects to two life sciences researchers, following a competitive application and selection process.
£18m Lab Opens to Discover the Clues to Individuals’ Illnesses
The Centre will identify biomarkers – the molecular clues that indicate the presence of a disease or condition.
Waters Announces New Reference Library for Metabolite Profiling by Ion Mobility Separations
Company has Introduced a new metabolic profiling reference library for use during ion mobility at the 64th American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) meeting.
JBEI Scientists Unravel Systems Biology-Based Workflow
Researchers at JBEI, UCSD have developed a workflow that integrates various omics data and genome-scale models to study the effects of biofuel production in a microbial host.

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A Novel Benchtop Time-of-Flight GC-MS System for High Performance Analysis of Human Urine
LECO Corporation

A workflow was developed and implemented for the effective comparison of urine. It involved the preparation of stable compounds through derivatization, data acquisition using a high performance benchtop TOFMS, comprehensive data processing (NonTarget Deconvolution™), and quick retrospective analysis of rich datasets using Target Analyte Finding.

Platform Agnostic Data Processing Routine for Targeted and Untargeted Metabolite Identification in Drug Discovery
1Advanced Chemistry Development, Inc. (ACD/Labs), 8 King Street East, Toronto, ON. M5C 1B5. Canada; 2ACD/Labs, Moscow, Russia

A discussion of a new informatics solution that addresses common challenges in metabolite identification and characterization--from LC/MS data processing and metabolites prediction to reporting and databasing of assembled biotransformation knowledge.
Molecular Abnormalities in Schizophrenia: Neurotransmission, Oxidative Stress, and Apoptosis
1Section of Biomolecular Medicine, Division of Computational and Systems Medicine, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College, London SW7 2AZ, U.K. 2

A multi-platform approach was employed to analyse distinct brain regions implicated in schizophrenia.
Super-resolution single molecule localization microscopy of the exocytotic machinery underlying insulin secretion.
Heriot-Watt Univeristy

Single molecule imaging of the tSNARE proteins involved in insulin secretion.
Diagnosing Coral disease with Metabolomic Markers

Application of untargeted metabolomics for the identification of disease markers in corals
Assessing Diversity in Cassava through the Application of Metabolomics
aSchool of Biological Sciences, Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, UK bInternational Center for Tropical Agriculture, CIAT

In the present study metabolomic platforms have been established for Cassava and used to assess the biodiversity present in Cassava germplasm collections and elucidate underlying biochemical mechanisms associated with traits of interest.
A KNIME Pipeline for the Analysis of GC-MS Data in Metabolomics
1Department of Biomedical Sciences, Section of Pathology, University of Cagliari, Italy; 2Department of Life and Environmental Sciences, High Resolution Mass Spectrometry Laborat

A KNIME pipeline was developed to perform pre-processing of GC-MS data in an automated way and applied to a Inflammatory bowel diseases case study
Metabolomic profile of multiple sclerosis patients by means of 1H-NMR analysis
1 Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Cagliari, Italy 2 Department of Public Health, Clinical and molecular medicine, Cagliari, Italy 3 Department of Medical Sciences, Cagliari, Italy

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease characterized by a high level of heterogeneity. Metabolomics is an “-omics” approach with the potential to discover new biomarkers.
Changes in the metabolic profile of urine from mink during early pregnancy
Aarhus University, Department of Animal Science

Metabolic profiling of urine from pregnant mink showed that ß-oxidation as well as protein metabolism is changed during pregnancy in mink and it is hypothesized that the changes occur to ensure optimal nutrition of the foetuses.
Application of metabolomics in drug-resistant epilepsy research
1 Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy. 2 Department of Medical Sciences, 3 Department of Public Health, Clinical and molecular medicine

Metabolomics represents an important tool for biomarker discovery in drug-resistant epilepsy and for the study of the pathophysiology of this disease.
Application Notes
A Novel Lipid Screening Platform that Provides a Complete Solution for Lipidomics Research

The Lipidyzer™ Platform, powered by Metabolon®.
Novel Chemical Standards Kits Enable Facile Lipid Quantitation

The Lipidyzer platform provides more accurate lipid analysis with less quantitative bias.
Multiplex Genotyping of Human Reference DNA Samples with Pharmacologically Important Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms using the IntelliQube® from Douglas Scientific
Douglas Scientific

This study demonstrates the ability of the IntelliQube along with Array Tape®, to successfully achieve two multiplexed SNP genotyping results in a single well and decrease thermal cycling times without compromising data quality. The combination of achieving two results per reaction well and shortened cycling times dramatically increases overall throughput.
Automated Sample Preparation for the Monitoring of Ethanol Metabolites in Urine by LC-MS/MS
Beckman Coulter Life Sciences

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.
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