cell sorting

The researchers hope the datasets from their study can help to explain the effects of disease-associated variants on specific cell types of the immune system.

The firm has developed microbubbles that bind to target molecules based on surface antibodies.

The firm plans to expedite cell sorting for  research labs with an inexpensive  device that uses piezoelectric actuators and disposable microfluidics.

The Ann Arbor-based biotech startup will use the funding to develop its microbubble technology that allows for removal of biomolecules from biological samples.

Namocell's single cell sorting instrument is designed to perform single cell sorting and dispensing in one step through a microfluidic channel.

The partners will jointly promote the BD FACS single-cell sorting instrument alongside Cellular Research's molecular bar-coding technology, Precise.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – UK-based microfluidics developer Dolomite said today that it will collaborate with the Danish firms Bioneer and OptoRobotix in a European Union-funded effort to develop a new stem cell handling device.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The US Department of Energy's Joint Genome Institute has funded six new initiatives to develop technologies that will help JGI and its users conduct their research efforts into microbiology, metagenomics, and plant genomics.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – German firm Miltenyi Biotec today announced it has completed its acquisition of microchip cell sorting company Owl Biomedical for an undisclosed amount.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bio-Rad Laboratories said after the close of the market on Tuesday that fourth-quarter revenues improved 4 percent year over year as the firm beat the average analyst estimate on the top and bottom lines.

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Reuters reports that UK researchers are using gene-editing tools to develop flu-resistant chickens.

Nature calls for genomics to become part of the World Health Organization's cholera surveillance approach.

Vox explores a proposal to institute a lottery system to award grant funds.

In Genome Biology this week: gut microbiome study of individuals from Tanzania and Botswana, sixth version of the Network of Cancer Genes database, and more.