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Applied Cells Mars Mag Cell Isolation Products

Santa Clara, California-based Applied Cells has released its Mars Mag product line for applications on the company's Mars sample preparation and cell isolation platform. Mars Mag are flexible magnetic labeling products that can isolated a wide range of cell types with high purity, recovery, and reproducibility, the company said. They include Mars anti-phycoerythrin magnetic nanobeads that reduce per-experiment cost and enable flexible and easy protocols for capturing and purifying any subpopulation of PE-labelled cells, the company said. The products are intended to improve cell enrichment in tumor biology, genomics analysis, and cell therapeutic development.

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