Lab+Life Scientist Oct 2015

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what’s new

Pathology FISH probes


Oxford Gene Technology (OGT) offers a wide range of fluorescence in situ hybridisation (FISH) probes. The company is extending its portfolio of Cytocell Aquarius Pathology FISH probes, with the addition of eight more probes for 1q25, 1p36, 19p13, 19q13, ROS1-GOPC and RET. The FISH probes provide bright signals for accurate scoring leading to consistent results, backed up by full evaluation support from OGT. In addition to pathology probes, a large number of other probes are available, including haematology and haematopathology probes, as well as whole chromosome and murine chromosome

Are you having problems sourcing labelled antibodies? Are you encountering cross-species reactivity with your secondary antibody? The solution is to directly label your primary antibodies using Lightning-Link®

painting probes. In Vitro Technologies Pty Ltd

Lightning-Link® antibody labelling kits allow direct conjugation of primary antibodies, proteins or peptides with only 30 seconds hands-on time. Lightning-Link features: • Over 35 fluorescent labels • Label from 10µg to >5mg of antibody, protein and peptide • 100% antibody recovery • Ambient temperature conjugation • Fast reaction times* Innova Biosciences offer over 35 fluorescent dyes in their expanding range, therefore if the antibody conjugate you require isn’t available on the market, you can now prepare your own conjugate quickly, with a 100% yield from the unconjugated antibody! The simplicity and convenience of Lightning-Link antibody labelling kits therefore provides additional ease and flexibility in panel design for multi-colour flow cytometry. * The antibody labelling kits come in two formats – Lightning-Link® and

3D printer The Airwolf AXIOM 3D printer combines the versatility of printing in over 40 thermoplastic materials and a build volume of over 16,000 cm3 to offer a high-performance desktop 3D printer for manufacturing high-precision prototypes and custom functional parts. AXIOM’s fully enclosed chamber and heated bed ensure a consistent heat environment and minimal warpage when printing large parts and enable a high-resolution output with layer heights as low as 40 µm. The product’s 315°C hot end supports a range of over 40 thermoplastics — from low-temperature materials like TPU and PLA, through to high-temperature materials like nylon and polycarbonate. Ease of use has been paramount in the design. Prior to every

Lightning-Link® Rapid, with incubation times of 3 hours and 15 minutes

3D print, the product’s four-point print bed auto-levelling system


automatically calibrates the print bed, ensuring the proper initial layer height and orientation, and then actively maintains that levelling throughout the entire print process. The Easy Feed filament system automatically draws filament into its print head, reducing jamming and blockages. The CoreXY motion control system is said to allow Ph: (02) 9484-0931 | Fax: (02) 9980-2162 Email:

faster movement than gantry systems, providing a print speed of 250 mm/s and precise control of the print head. Emona Instruments Pty Ltd

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