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New Products: Quanterix Launches Simoa Instrument and More

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Quanterix this week launched a commercial, research-use-only version of its Single Molecule Array, Simoa, platform.

According to the company, the platform can measure proteins at concentrations 1,000 times lower than the best current immunoassays. Additionally, it offers four logs of dynamic range, multiplexing of up to ten analytes, and throughput of 80 samples per hour.


ProteinSimple has released its FluorChem R system, a fully integrated, multimode gel and Western blot imager with chemiluminescent, fluorescent, and infrared detection capabilities.

The system comes with an 8.3 megapixel CCD camera, touch-screen interface, on-board computer, and Digital Darkroom acquisition and analysis software.

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