Molecular Devices

The deal covers use within the life sciences, food and beverage research, and environmental testing markets.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Molecular Devices today announced a global distribution agreement with Fluxion Biosciences covering its IonFlux instruments and consumables.
Molecular Devices also is providing support for all IonFlux Systems users as part of the deal, it said.

In Brief This Week is a Friday column containing news items that our readers may have missed during the week.

In Brief This Week is a Friday column containing news items that our readers may have missed during the week.

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Affymetrix's Human Genome U133+ PM Array Strip, Molecular Devices' GenePix SL50 Slide Loader and GenePix Pro 7.2 Software

Molecular Devices will distribute the software to customers in the research and pharmaceutical markets worldwide.

Molecular Devices will also sell ChanTest's cell optimization services to Molecular Devices' customers worldwide using its PatchXpress 7000A, IonWorks Quattro, IonWorks Barracuda, and FLIPR Tetra systems.

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The acquisitions of AB Sciex and Molecular Devices helped Danaher's Medical Technologies segment increase its revenues 31 percent during the quarter.

The EPO has upheld Molecular Devices' patent cover patch-clamp technology, but the firm that opposed the patent said that it has been amended.

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The New York Times and ProPublica look into the close relationship between a startup and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

Yahoo News reports millions of dollars are being transferred from NIH, CDC, and other programs to pay for the housing of detained undocumented immigrant children.

In Science this week: in vitro generation of human reproductive cells, and more.

Researchers gave a handful of octopuses MDMA to find that they too act more social on the drug, Gizmodo reports.