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Discovery Solutions with Alpha, HTRF by Cisbio and Multi-mode Microplate Readers for Viral Therapeutics

When time is of the essence, it helps to have the right technology on hand. This is especially applicable to labs involved in the development of highly sought-after viral therapeutics and vaccines. These labs require access to high-throughput or ultra-high-throughput screening; viruses, particularly those that have evolved over time, can be quite evasive in their ability to enter and exploit host cells.

Breaking Down Biomarker Discovery: 5 Points

A biomarker, as defined by the National Cancer Institute, is a biological molecule found in blood, other bodily fluids, or tissues that is a sign of a normal or abnormal process — or of a condition or disease. They are analytically measurable, are generally predictive, and have a variety of uses, from determining someone’s risk for stroke to measuring the progress of a disease.

Take Control of Nitrosamine Impurities

NDMA was found to be present not only in Valsartan but also in Ranitidine, as an impurity. However, in Ranitidine, it was found to have formed as a part of reaction under high temperatures typically used in GC/MS (Gas chromatography/Mass Spectrometry) technology.