Fluidigm said this week that it will provide attendees of the Advances in Genome Biology and Technology meeting a first look at the firm's new Polaris single-cell research system. Polaris integrates cell selection, isolation, dose, culture, and molecular preparation into a single workflow. According to the firm, it will enable researchers to directly correlate gene expression with environmental conditions and phenotypic information. Fluidigm plans to begin shipping the new system mid-year.
Agilent Technologies' SureVector Kit
Agilent Technologies has released SureVector, a modular vector kit for molecular cloning and DNA assembly research. According to the company, SureVector is the first of its kind, providing an extensively validated set of standardized parts that can be assembled into thousands of combinations covering a huge portion of commercially available vectors that will be functional in a variety of cell types.
Sigma Life Sciences' Next-Gen Sequencing Oligos
Sigma-Aldrich's Sigma Life Science business has launched Next-Gen Sequencing Oligos, custom next-gen sequencing adapters that are designed to improve target sequence assembly. "With cross-contamination thresholds as low as 0.25 percent or less, and both ISO 9001 and 13485 manufacturing available, Next-Gen Sequencing Oligos are ideal for research, life science research tool, and molecular diagnostic applications," Carlos Martinez, development manager at Sigma-Aldrich, said in a statement announcing the launch.
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