Automation System from Redbud Labs Based on Magnetic Micropillars 

Attendees at this year’s Infectious Disease Lab Con were able to see the NAxtract automation system recently developed by Redbud Labs which is based on its innovative microscopic magnetic pillars to help speed up mixing of fluids being studied. Sponsored by the Association of Public Health Laboratories, the meeting was held in March at Atlanta this year. […]


Magzilla Microsphere Introduced by Bangs Laboratories 

Bangs Laboratories, a developer of magnetic microparticles for life science separations, has added a large new polymer microsphere with internal magnetic layers to its portfolio of magnetic beads. Aptly called Magzilla, the surface of the 30µm magnetic particles contains carboxyl groups for the covalent attachment of a ligand or nucleic acid making it suitable for a variety of applications including single bead and well assays or genetic sequencing. […]


Magtration Technology by Precision Supports Growing Demand for Magnetic Particle Extraction of DNA 

Automated magnetic extraction systems and reagents from Precision System Science are helping medical laboratories meet the increasing demand for faster and more precise extraction of DNA for vaccine and other applications, spurred especially by the spread of Covid-19 and other serious infectious diseases. The Japanese biotech company has been meeting the widespread expansion of the field of molecular biology for clinical purposes with its core technology, Magtration, an automated apparatus for extraction of DNA with magnetic particles that is coming into wider use globally. […]