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Russia s Health Ministry Gives Bruker s Mass Spec Line Medical Device Status

NEW YORK, April 25 (GenomeWeb News) - Russia's Ministry of Health and Social Development has approved as medical devices Bruker Daltonics' entire MALDI-TOF product line, the company said today.

 

The products in the line include Bruker's microflex, autoflex TOF or TOF/TOF, and ultraflex TOF/TOF mass spectrometers, as well as of the company's ClinProRobot sample preparation platform.

 

The company took the step "to facilitate upcoming future regulatory approvals of novel mass-spectrometry based in vitro diagnostic assays" by its Russian customers, Bruker said in a statement.

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