Corporate Banner
Satellite Banner
Technology
Networks
Scientific Communities
 
Become a Member | Sign in
Home>News>This Article
  News
Return

VWR International, LLC to Distribute Illumina’s qPCR Portfolio

Published: Monday, November 12, 2012
Last Updated: Monday, November 12, 2012
Bookmark and Share
Dramatically expands sales reach within U.S. market.

Illumina, Inc. announced that VWR International, LLC, a global distributor of laboratory supplies and services, will distribute Illumina’s qPCR portfolio including the Eco™ Real-Time PCR System and NuPCR™ reagents within the United States, one of the world’s largest qPCR instrumentation markets. The agreement extends Illumina’s reach for its innovative Eco System and novel NuPCR probe-based technology into thousands of laboratories and facilities nationwide, by leveraging VWR’s 150 years of industry experience and its well-established distribution network.

“Complementing Illumina’s commercialization efforts with VWR’s talented team of sales and services representatives enables us to significantly expand promotion and support of both the Eco System and NuPCR reagents in molecular biology laboratories throughout the United States,” said Mark Lewis, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Illumina’s Molecular Biology and PCR Business. “We are very excited to join forces with VWR to accelerate adoption of our qPCR portfolio, particularly into the pharmaceutical and industrial markets where VWR has a strong presence.”

Real time PCR is a precise, highly sensitive PCR method with applications in basic research and diagnostics, where, for example, it is used for quantitation of gene expression targets, verification of array data, and pathogen detection. Illumina’s Eco Real-Time PCR System is an affordable, compact instrument that allows researchers to perform any qPCR application directly on their bench top and is an economical alternative to traditional large, expensive PCR instruments. The company’s novel, NuPCR probe-based qPCR technology is designed to show improved specificity and sensitivity to complex gene targets, as compared to existing qPCR technologies on the market today. It is compatible with any real-time PCR instrument platform, offering researchers a wider range of reagent choices to implement on their existing instrumentation.

“Illumina’s qPCR portfolio adds tremendous value to our existing PCR solutions portfolio,” said Bill Molnar, Vice President of Category Management, Life Sciences, VWR. “Both of our companies are committed to enabling the world’s scientists to accelerate research. The addition of the Eco System and NuPCR reagents provides an essential element to our product line, empowering us to effectively support key customer segments.”

Customer orders for Illumina’s qPCR portfolio through VWR will be accepted starting December 1, 2012.


Further Information
Access to this exclusive content is for Technology Networks Premium members only.

Join Technology Networks Premium for free access to:

  • Exclusive articles
  • Presentations from international conferences
  • Over 2,400+ scientific posters on ePosters
  • More Than 3,700+ scientific videos on LabTube
  • 35 community eNewsletters


Sign In



Forgotten your details? Click Here
If you are not a member you can join here

*Please note: By logging into TechnologyNetworks.com you agree to accept the use of cookies. To find out more about the cookies we use and how to delete them, see our privacy policy.

Related Content

Illumina Names Sanjay Chikarmane as SVP and General Manager
Chikarmane will report to Illumina President, Francis deSouza.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
Discordant NIPT Test Results May Reflect Presence of Maternal Cancer
Results published in Journal of the American Medical Association.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Biomed Realty and Illumina Announce New Build-to-Suit Laboratory Building
New building to be located in scientific research park, Granta Park, and will serve as Illumina’s new European headquarters.
Friday, June 26, 2015
Annoroad and Illumina to Co-Develop NGS Diagnostic System
Both Companies have entered into an agreement to jointly develop advanced clinical applications for reproductive health.
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Illumina, Merck KGaA and Genea Form the Global Fertility Alliance
Global fertility alliance will identify and work on improvements of fertility-related laboratory processes.
Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Global Fertility Research Alliance
Illumina today announced the formation of the Global Fertility Alliance, a new collaboration to advance excellence in fertility technologies and processes within the assisted reproductive treatment laboratory.
Monday, June 08, 2015
Illumina Files New Patent Infringement Suit
Company has filed a new suit against Ariosa Diagnostics, Inc. and Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
The Agrigenomics Market
Exponential population growth and changing climate patterns are creating unique challenges for the agriculture industry. To continue to address global food needs, many researchers, breeders, and farms are turning to genomics, or DNA science, to optimize production.
Thursday, May 07, 2015
Berry Genomics NextSeq CN500 Instrument Receives CFDA Premarket Clearance
Products collaboratively developed by Berry Genomics and Illumina Serve Chinese clinical NIPT market.
Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Illumina Files Patent Infringement Suit Against Premaitha
Patent infringement suit filed in the United Kingdom against Premaitha Health plc for infringement of NIPT patents.
Monday, March 16, 2015
Illumina Announces Strategic Collaboration with Merck Serono
Collaboration to expand companion diagnostics for oncology.
Friday, March 13, 2015
Illumina and Merck Serono Collaborate
Strategic collaboration will expand companion diagnostics for oncology.
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Illumina Accelerator Secures $40 Million Boost Capital to Back New Graduates
Obtains commitment from viking global investors to advance genomics startups.
Friday, February 27, 2015
Illumina Q4 Revenues Up 32%
Illumina has announced its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2014.
Wednesday, January 28, 2015
Lockheed Martin and Illumina to Collaborate
New strategic alliance to collaborate on developing genomics solutions to improve public health and wellness.
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Scientific News
RNAi Screening Trends
Understand current trends and learn which application areas are expected to gain in popularity over the next few years.
New Weapon in the Fight Against Blood Cancer
This strategy, which uses patients’ own immune cells, genetically engineered to target tumors, has shown significant success against multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells that is largely incurable.
TOPLESS Plants Provide Clues to Human Molecular Interactions
Scientists at Van Andel Research Institute have revealed an important molecular mechanism in plants that has significant similarities to certain signaling mechanisms in humans, which are closely linked to early embryonic development and to diseases such as cancer.
Toxin from Salmonid Fish has Potential to Treat Cancer
Researchers from the University of Freiburg decode molecular mechanism of fish pathogen.
Study Finds Non-Genetic Cancer Mechanism
Cancer can be caused solely by protein imbalances within cells, a study of ovarian cancer has found.
Scientists Create CRISPR/Cas9 Knock-In Mutations in Human T Cells
In a project spearheaded by investigators at UC San Francisco, scientists have devised a new strategy to precisely modify human T cells using the genome-editing system known as CRISPR/Cas9.
Researchers Find U.S. Breast Milk is Glyphosate Free
Washington State University scientists have found that glyphosate, the main ingredient in the herbicide Roundup, does not accumulate in mother’s breast milk.
Peering into the Vapors
Research suggests that e-cigarettes are much less harmful than previous studies have indicated.
New Technique for Mining Health-conferring Soy Compounds
A new procedure devised by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists to extract lunasin from soybean seeds could expedite further studies of this peptide for its cancer-fighting potential and other health benefits.
Long-sought Discovery Fills in Missing Details of Cell 'Switchboard'
A biomedical breakthrough reveals never-before-seen details of the human body’s cellular switchboard that regulates sensory and hormonal responses.
Scroll Up
Scroll Down
Skyscraper Banner

Skyscraper Banner
Go to LabTube
Go to eposters
 
Access to the latest scientific news
Exclusive articles
Upload and share your posters on ePosters
Latest presentations and webinars
View a library of 1,800+ scientific and medical posters
2,400+ scientific and medical posters
A library of 2,500+ scientific videos on LabTube
3,700+ scientific videos
Close
Premium CrownJOIN TECHNOLOGY NETWORKS PREMIUM FREE!