eNewsletter
May 2018


cellular imaging • high-throughput screening • colony selection
microplate detection • analysis

 

Application Spotlight

NEW Improved cell counting method using transmitted light
Hematoxylin is a commonly used dye for staining protocols in histology. It reacts like a basic dye with a purplish-blue color and stains acidic or basophilic structures, including the cell nucleus and organelles that contain RNA. See how you can increase the contrast in transmitted light images to improve cell counting for cell lines with relatively flat morphology or indistinguishable intercellular space.
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Poster Spotlight

NEW Validating CRISPR/Cas9 Genomic Editing Experiments
The CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing system is a popular tool for studying gene function, and validating it is necessary to ensure that genes of interest are successfully knocked down or knocked out. See how the SpectraMax® i3x microplate reader and the ImageXpress® Micro Confocal imaging system can be utilized in gene editing experiments by using CRISPR/Cas9 to knock down autophagy-related protein 5 (ATG5) in HEK293 cells.
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Demo Spotlight

NEW Capture and analyze cellular images
Compact and affordable, the ImageXpress® Pico Automated Cell Imaging System does more than imaging—it offers intelligent analysis capabilities for various cell-based assays ranging from simple cell counting to sophisticated neurite tracing.
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Software Spotlight

Advanced software for flexible data acquisition and analysis
The pCLAMP™ 11 Software for patch-clamp electrophysiology controls and records voltage-clamp, current-clamp, and patch-clamp experiments. It allows you to design advanced protocols easily, streamline workflows, and perform analysis faster.
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Customer Spotlight

University of Edinburgh
The Edinburgh Genome Foundry (EGF) manufactures genetic material for their customers using a fully automated robotic platform. To meet the needs of the EGF, the Molecular Devices Advanced Workflow Engineering Solutions (AWES) Team modified a QPix™ 420 system to offer hardware for liquid handling and modified structural design to allow for robotic arm access.
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Citation Spotlight

SoftMax® Pro 7 Software preconfigured protocols and custom assay workflows simplify microplate data acquisition and analysis. Read more in the citation below.

Citation: Validation of the ELISA Method for Quantitative Detection of TNF-α in Patients with Intracerebral Hemorrhage
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Upcoming Events
PEGS
April 30-May 4, 2018
Boston, MA USA
Booth #212

Cell Line Development & Engineering
June 12-14, 2018
Park Central Hotel
San Francisco, CA

SLAS Europe
June 27-29, 2018
Brussels, Belgium
Booth #401
FENS
July 7-11, 2018
Berlin, Germany
Booth #132

SIMB
August 12-16, 2018
Chicago, IL USA

MipTec
September 11-14, 2018
Basel, Switzerland
Booth #A48