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Selected issue: 3/2014

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A RECIPE for success

Tecan and RECIPE have worked together to automate ClinMass® LC-MSMS Complete Kits* for the analysis of vitamin D and immunosuppressants on a Freedom EVO® platform, entering into a co-marketing agreement to help meet the demand for high throughput sample preparation for mass spectrometry.

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Imagination knows no boundaries

AstraZeneca scientists engaged in surface plasmon resonance studies are reaping the benefits of a recently acquired HP D300 Digital Dispenser, saving time, enhancing consistency and using significantly less compound for dose-response experiments.

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An antioxidant assay for the real world

Researchers at CIRAD have developed a simple antioxidant assay allowing direct measurement of the antioxidant capacity of food samples. Based on UV absorption, this rapid technique is being performed on an Infinite M1000® PRO.

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Fit for King’s

Tecan’s AC Extraction Plate™ and Freedom EVO® liquid handling platform have enabled scientists at King’s College Hospital to fully automate the analysis of clozapine and norclozapine in plasma, saving time and increasing sample throughput.

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Making transfusion even safer with blood genotyping

AXO Science has established a Freedom EVO®-based high throughput blood genotyping system, helping to meet the needs of blood banks and transfusion centers around the world.

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Easy PCR set-up with TouchTools™ PCR Wizard

Researchers at ISPRA have been trialing the TouchTools PCR Wizard for the Freedom EVO® PCR workstation to simplify complex genetic testing workflows. This software enables rapid selection and walkaway set-up of pre-PCR protocols suitable for a wide range of downstream analytical techniques.

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Feeding the Russian biotech market

Russia has been a fast-growing region for biotechnology and life sciences in recent years, with food and agriculture being key focus areas. Here is a snapshot from laboratories looking at the contrasting roles of microbiology in food production, both employing Tecan equipment in their workflows.

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Confidence in drug discovery

Fluent™ Laboratory Automation Solution is providing exceptional flexibility for small moleculescreening at IME ScreeningPort in Hamburg, Germany. This groundbreaking system offersstraightforward automation of complex assays, enabling both in vitro and cell-based assays tobe performed on a single, compact instrument.

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Educating tomorrow’s scientists

Tecan Austria’s long-term collaboration with the Salzburg University of Applied Sciences has resulted in a national prize for Bachelor student Doris Rieder from the Austrian Society for Biomedical Scientists, and takes another step in the right direction with a project aimed at school children, teaching them about a healthy lifestyle.

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IBL International joins the Tecan family

IBL International – a leading provider of microplate-based immunoassays – has recently become part of the Tecan Group. Offering one of the widest ranges of specialty diagnostic assays for use in research and clinical laboratories, IBL International is a perfect strategic fit with Tecan’s long tradition of serving the clinical market with advanced laboratory automation instruments optimized for immunoassay processing.

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Fluent™ Laboratory Automation Solution tours European exhibitions

Tecan has been showcasing the recently launched Fluent Laboratory Automation Solution at exhibitions across Europe, giving scientists the opportunity to see firsthand how this innovative system could help to streamline their workflows and take the complexity out of cell biology research.

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Go configure! Receive a customized quote fast!

Customers can now plan and create over 100 different designs of Cavro® Omni Robot using Tecan’s new online graphical Cavro Omni Robot Configurator.

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Tecan and Promega offer real-time cytotoxicity analysis

Tecan has worked with promega to demonstrate the suitability of the Infinite® 200 PRO and HP D300 Digital Dispenser for real-time kinetic investigation of cytotoxicity using Promega’s CellTox™ Green Dye.

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Automation doesn’t get any easier than this!

Tecan’s Smart Automation solutions offer straightforward liquid handling for new users.

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A turnkey solution for forensic identification

Genia Geo has chosen Tecan’s HID EVOlution™ system as part of its comprehensive forensic identification services for governments around the world. This one-stop solution encompasses everything from designing and building laboratories to training crime scene investigators and judges, and revolves around Tecan and Life Technologies’ fully validated, walkaway set-up for robust genetic identification.

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A turnkey solution for forensic identification

Genia Geo has chosen Tecan’s HID EVOlution™ system as part of its comprehensive forensic identification services for governments around the world. This one-stop solution encompasses everything from designing and building laboratories to training crime scene investigators and judges, and revolves around Tecan and Life Technologies’ fully validated, walkaway set-up for robust genetic identification.

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