RayBiotech and AnaSpec Sign Licensing Agreement for HiLyte™ Dyes
News Sep 16, 2008
AnaSpec and RayBiotech have announced a licensing agreement that will allow RayBiotech to label antibodies with AnaSpec HiLytePlus™ and HiLyte Fluor™ dyes and integrate into protein and antibody arrays.
HiLytePlus™ and HiLyte Fluor™ are AnaSpec's proprietary series of high performance fluorescent dyes optimized for long wavelength biomarker labeling.
"RayBiotech is a respected provider of innovative products for life science research," noted Dr. Anita Hong, AnaSpec's president. "In collaboration with RayBiotech, we are pleased to extend the performance advantages of our HiLyte™ dyes to a broader spectrum of researchers."
"Knowing the full spectrum of fluorescent dye options available, we have incorporated the HiLytePlus™ and HiLyte Fluor™ series of fluorescent dyes into our antibodies, protein and antibody arrays," stated Dr. Ray (Ruo-Pan) Huang, Ray Biotech’s president. "We are pleased to work with AnaSpec to add the additional value of high-performance labeling options and detection method to our customers."
Scientists at McGill have found the answer to a question that perplexed Charles Darwin; if natural selection works at the level of the individual, fighting for survival and reproduction, how can a single colony produce worker ants that are so dramatically different in size – from “minor” workers to large-headed soldiers with huge mandibles – especially if they are sterile?