Amersham Biosciences last week introduced its first protein array kit, the Cy3 and Cy5 CyDye fluors for fluorescent labeling of proteins. Each CyDye kit contains two vials of mono- reactive dye, with enough total product to label 20 to 80 protein array slides. The kits will allow researchers to perform one-color sandwich assays or multiplexed differential analysis.
Front Line Strategic Consulting has released a new strategic market report on biomarkers in the in vitro diagnostics market. The report includes the following: Case studies at different stages of biomarker development, ranking of sample biomarker candidates, evaluation of trends and challenges, and options available for those with a stake in the in vitro biomarker diagnostics market.
Elsevier, an Amsterdam-based science publisher, this month is releasing the first volume of its 10-volume Encyclopedia of Mass Spectrometry. Michael Gross of Washington University and Richard Caprioli of Vanderbilt University will edit the series.