The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service will use the company's 3M Molecular Detection System for pathogen detection.
The test is the first to be approved for the company's second-generation molecular detection system, but can also be run using the first-generation system alongside other existing assays.
Bruker said the new agreement would allow it to develop the platform for use in pathology labs, including building clinically validated content libraries.
The 3M Molecular Detection Assay 2 – Listeria monocytogenes is 30 percent faster than the first-generation test.
Brainco Biopharma has been awarded
3M Food Safety said last week that its 3M Molecular Detection Assay Salmonella has received an extension of the current NF Validation certificate from ANFOR Certification.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bruker said today it has signed an exclusive patent license agreement with 3M Company that allows it to include in its products patented 3M technology related to MALDI mass spec imaging.
The UK's Medical Research Council has been awarded US Patent No. 8,435,775, "Mutant Pfu DNA polymerase."
Phillip Holliger, Nicola Ramsay, and Ann-Sofie Jemth are named as inventors.
The Hill reports President Donald Trump issued an executive directing federal agencies to cut the number of board and advisory committees they have.
The New York Times reports that researchers are combining tools to more quickly develop crops to feed a growing population and cope with shifting climates.
Scientists in Canada are looking to the UK's plan to sequence children with rare conditions for inspiration, the National Post reports.
In PNAS this week: copy number changes arose during polar bear evolution, genomic and transcriptomic analysis of the Siberian hamster, and more.