imaging mass spectrometry
Several major vendors released mass spectrometry platforms and accessories aimed at the growing market for spatial analysis of small molecules and proteins.
Fluidigm, Bethyl Laboratories Ink Distribution Agreement for Mass Cytometry Reagents
Antibody products manufactured by Bethyl will be verified on Fluidigm's Hyperion imaging system and subsequently offered to Fluidigm's customers.
Genetic Alterations in Breast Cancer Influence Tumor Ecosystems
Researchers combined imaging mass spectrometry and genomic data to identify the cell types present in more than 480 breast cancer samples.
Federal Court Whittles Down Fluidigm Lawsuit Against IonPath
A federal judge granted IonPath's motion to dismiss portions of Fluidigm's suit but claims of direct infringement were untouched and will proceed.
The researchers suggested that the system's combination of speed and high coverage could enable new applications within the imaging mass spec space.