ST. LOUIS, Dec. 18 Sigma-Aldrich(TM)(Nasdaq: SIAL) will release its 2008-2009 Sigma Life Science Catalog(http://www.sigma.com/sigmacatalog), a comprehensive source guide for the lifescience researcher, in January 2008.
The Sigma catalog offers products that can shape the future of lifescience, with 2,000 new products for Genomics, Functional Genomics & RNAi,Cell Biology, and Proteomics research. The catalog includes best-in-classtechnologies demonstrating Sigma's strong tradition of innovation in lifescience research, from the original supplier of ATP to a leading solutionprovider for: RNAi technology with MISSION(R) shRNA and siRNA libraries,genomic DNA amplification of single cell and tissue with GenomePlex(R) WGAkits, fast and deep protein depletion with ProteoPrep(R) 20 technology, andrapid multiplex protein expression profiling with Panorama(R) antibody arrays.
For the first time, the Sigma catalog provides a life science web tool andonline resource guide. The web tool and online resource guide prompts the useof unique, web tools for finding products and technical information onSigma-Aldrich's award-winning Web site. Online tools and resources includeYour Favorite Gene(TM) (http://www.sigma.com/yfg), PathFinder(http://www.sigma.com/pathfinder), Antibody Explorer(http://www.sigma.com/antibodyexplorer), Protease Finder(http://www.sigma.com/proteasefinder), and more. Another new feature to theSigma Life Science Catalog is an indexed product section for both antibodiesand cell culture tested products. The antibodies section contains over 3,500antibodies, indexed by protein family and research topic. The cell culturetested section contains cell culture tested media, supplements, and reagentsindexed by product type. Additionally, a new, segmented catalog spine setsapart the indexed Labware product section, comprised of 500 pages of Labwareproducts.
The Sigma catalog will be distributed worldwide and is available byrequest online at http://www.sigma.com/sigmacatalog or by contacting anySigma-Aldrich office.
About Sigma-Aldrich: Sigma-Aldrich is a leading Life Science and HighTechnology company. Its biochemical and organic chemical products and kits areused in scientific and genomic research, biotechnology, pharmaceuticaldevelopment, the diagnosis of disease and as key components in pharmaceuticaland other high technology manufacturing. The Company has customers in lifescience companies, university and government institutions, hospitals, and inindustry. Over one million scientists and technologists use its products.Sigma-Aldrich operates in 36 countries and has 7,800 employees providingexcellent service worldwide. Sigma-Aldrich is committed to AcceleratingCustomer Success through Leadership in Life Science, High Technology andService. For more information about Sigma-Aldrich, please visit itsaward-winning Web site at http://www.sigma-aldrich.com.
GenomePlex is a registered trademark of Rubicon Genomics, Inc.
MISSION, ProteoPrep, Panorama, and Your Favorite Gene are registeredtrademarks of Sigma-Aldrich Biotechnology LP and Sigma-Aldrich Co.