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Bangs Labs Develops New Magnetic Microparticles for Life Science Separations

Bangs Laboratories has launched Streptavidin Magnefy superparamagnetic microspheres, adding a new product line to its portfolio of magnetic particles for life science separations. The new beads bring another option for immobilizing biotinylated antibodies or other proteins, capturing biotinylated PCR products or binding […]

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Catching the Tail on mRNA Key to Magnetic Particle Separation for Battling Covid-19

By Lluis M. Martínez, SEPMAG Chief Scientific Officer
The “central dogma” states that DNA gets transcribed into mRNA which is then translated into a protein. The term mRNA stands for messenger ribonucleic acid as it is the messenger between the directions of DNA and the creation of proteins by the ribosome. Researchers and industry laboratories extract mRNA from cells to study processes occurring in the cell. […]

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Knobby Magnetic Beads from ITRI in Taiwan Show Promise for Fighting Cancer

Knobby knees may be a drawback to a fashion model, but knobby magnetic beads look quite attractive for battling certain types of cancer. That’s what scientists at Taiwan’s Industrial Research Institute of Technology (ITRI) have found in their work developing precision tools for medicine. They have developed the world’s only biomimetic knobby magnetic beads. […]

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Thermo Fisher Scientific Makes Deal for Magnetic Particle Use in China Drug Manufacturing

Thermo Fisher Scientific, maker of an extensive line of magnetic particles and handling systems for biotech and life science markets, has signed an agreement with JW Therapeutics, a leading cell therapy company in China, to use ThermoFisher’s Dynabeads in ramping up production […]