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Asuragen, Thermo Fisher collaboration, 5/17

May 2017—Asuragen entered into a collaboration agreement with Thermo Fisher Scientific for the development and commercialization of capillary electrophoresis-based in vitro diagnostics. Asuragen will leverage its AmplideX PCR/CE product technologies to develop diagnostic kits for the 3500 Dx Series Genetic Analyzer CS2 instrument.

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Blood banking centrifuges, 9/16

September 2016—Thermo Scientific introduced two large-capacity blood banking centrifuge models. For regular- to medium-throughput blood processing needs, the Sorvall BP 8 and Heraeus Cryofuge 8 centrifuges provide 6 × 550 mL blood bag capacity and, using the same bucket system, are upgradeable to 8 × 550 mL bags.

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Thermo offers master mix for RT-PCR experiments

May 16, 2016—Thermo Fisher Scientific announced the launch of Applied Biosystems TaqPath 1-Step Multiplex PCR Master Mix, formulated to deliver sensitive and reproducible detection of up to four RNA or DNA targets in real-time PCR experiments. Two formulations of this Applied Biosystems multiplex assay-compatible master mix are available: TaqPath 1-Step Multiplex Master Mix with Mustang Purple; and TaqPath 1-Step Multiplex ...

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FDA clears new hydrocodone assay

Nov. 23, 2015—An immunoassay for specific detection of hydrocodone has received 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration. The Thermo Scientific DRI Hydrocodone Assay has the requisite sensitivities to meet the newly proposed Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration guidelines (using a 300 ng/mL cut-off). SAMSHA oversees the testing of federally regulated employees and many organizations follow the ...

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