Caliper Life Sciences Introduces High Throughput RNA Assay to Improve Workflow in Gene Expression Studies
"Gene expression analysis has become a key tool for new targetidentification, lead optimization, and even for toxicological profiling," saidKevin Hrusovsky, President and CEO, Caliper Life Sciences. "The new HT RNAassay, which compliments our existing LC 90 DNA and protein assays, will allowresearchers to produce a larger amount of significantly higher quality geneexpression data. This new product release reflects our strategy of providingtools and services to enable new experimental approaches that can directlyaccelerate the development and advancement of new drug discovery targets aswell as help move candidate compounds from hits to validated leads."
Caliper's high throughput RNA assay allows for a once-a-day setup withwalk up service throughout the day, ensuring ease-of-use for bench scientistsas they complete this critical part of their workload. The assay is extremelytime-efficient and cost-sensitive, automating RNA quality assessment, reducingmanual pipetting and providing sample integrity assessment results in 80seconds per sample. The microfluidic processing also uses only 2ul of sample,which reserves most of the valuable sample for use in processes furtherdownstream.
About Caliper Life Sciences
Caliper Life Sciences is a leading provider of cutting-edge technologiesenabling researchers in the life sciences industry to create life-saving andenhancing medicines and diagnostic tests more quickly and efficiently.Caliper is aggressively innovating new technology to bridge the gap between invitro assays and in vivo results and then translating those results into curesfor human disease. Caliper's portfolio of offerings includes state-of-the-artmicrofluidics, lab automation & liquid handling, optical imaging technologies,and discovery & development outsourcing solutions. For more informationplease visit http://www.caliperLS.com.
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