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Big Magnets Require Big Deliveries 

Some magnets are heavier than others. Handling them can be a challenge, in this case tackled by Wimmer Maschinentransporte of Germany. They can take longer to make, too. Two recent examples from the engineering and manufacturing facilities of Bilfinger Noell are the 13-ton monster PERC magnet shown, in part, above, and a superconducting “Wiggler” recently delivered to Brookhaven National Laboratory.  […]

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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. […]

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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 […]