PerkinElmer Life Sciences has introduced its MultiProbe II Nucleic Acid Normalization workstation for automated, high-throughput normalization of nucleic acid samples. The Boston-based company co-markets the system with Molecular Devices.
MWG Biotech of High Point, NC and Ebersberg, Germany has launched a rat array containing gene-specific probes representing 10,000 unique rat genes. In addition to the 5,535 genes from public databases, it presents another 4,105 genes from an in-house EST sequencing project.
Rosetta Biosoftware of Kirkland, Wash., and Agilent Technologies of Palo Alto, Calif., have introduced Rosetta Luminator, a client-server bioinformatics system for storing and analyzing microarray data. The system will be distributed exclusively by Agilent. Version 1.0 of Rosetta Luminator includes a subset of the features from the Rosetta Resolver system and can be upgraded to this system.
San Carlos, Calif.-based GeneMachines has launched its OmniGrid slides and reagents for microarray experiments, available with aldehyde, epoxy, or amine surfaces.
Genicon Sciences of San Diego has launched One-Color Microarray Toolkit, a signal generation and detection system for microarrays based on the company''s proprietary resonance light scattering (RLS) non-fluorescent technology. The kit is part of the HiLight Array Detection System, available through distribution partner Qiagen. RLS technology is based on the physical properties of nano-sized metallic particles which scatter light when illuminated.