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Genomatix s mDecoy Kinase Kits and Sartorius AG s Vivascience Vivadish

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Genomatix has announced the availability of mDecoy kinase kits containing vector combinations thawt are “built-to-order” based on researcher applications, the company said last week.

Each mDecoy vector drives expression of a kinase-specific, mutant substrate decoy that can be localized to a specific subcellular domain, Genomatix said.

Kinase targets, subcellular locations, and other mDecoy vector options can be ordered online at http://www.genomatix.com.


Vivascience, a subsidiary of Sartorius AG, last week introdced Vivadish, a rectangular cell-culture plate with four parallel chambers for accommodating standard microscope slides. The Vivadish enables simultaneous cell culture experiments to be performed in one plate; cells are gorwn directly on the inner surface or onto standard glass slides and are easily fixed, stained, and examined inside the plate, Vivascience said.

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