Controlled cell freezing
BioCision LLC, Mill Valley, Calif, launches the CoolCell, a cooling device that achieves controlled cell freezing of biomedical samples at -1°C per minute without the use of alcohol for up to 12 cryotube samples. The device’s solid-state core and insulated design precisely control heat removal during freezing to ensure repeatable, constant rate cooling down to cryogenic storage temperature that can be used again minutes after a freeze cycle, eliminating waiting time.
MicroCV Advantage Microsite
Mini web site on CLIA-88 regulations
AUDIT® MicroControls™ Inc, Las Vegas, has launched a new micro Web site—MicroCV Advantage—featuring information regarding the CLIA-88 regulations for calibration verification, technical bulletins, current package inserts, as well as a demo of the company’s AUDITOR™ QC data-reduction program. In addition, visitors can take the “MicroCV Challenge”—a series of five general-knowledge questions about calibration verification. An “I Took The MicroCV Challenge” cinchbag/backpack will be mailed to those who receive a passing score of 80% or greater.
Audit MicroControls Inc
Features protein and DNA research tools
Hoefer Inc, Holliston, Mass a manufacturer and supplier of Protein and Nucleic Acid Electrophoresis Solutions, has released a new 2009/10 Electrophoresis catalog. The catalog includes verticals, horizontals, blotters, western blotting and 2D system packages, power supplies, isoelectric focusing, spectrophotometers, filtration, PCR workstations, and 1D and 2D analysis software. Also featured are Hoefer Fluorometers, sample preparation products, transilluminators, hybridization ovens, radiation protection products, and other versatile tools for protein and DNA research. Visit the company’s Web site to receive a copy.