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mirrorball: Development of a homogenous RSV neutralization assay on the mirrorball fluorescence cytometer

Human respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a syncytial virus that can cause serious respiratory … read more >

mosquito Crystal: automating microseeding protein crystallography set-ups using mosquito

Crystallising proteins, required for structure determination by X-ray diffraction, is a difficult and labour-intensive task. One … read more >

ameon: validating the 1536-well capability of the ameon fluorescence lifetime (FLT) reader

Fluorescence based assay methodologies are enabling and invaluable technologies for modern high throughput screening … read more >

ameon: a comparative study of fluorescence lifetime and ADP-Glo assays for protein kinase screening

Drug discovery requires reliable and consistent compound profiling processes to ensure robustness during the … read more >

acumen: a practical solution for phenotypic screening of a full compound library

The search for new drugs is getting increasingly more difficult. This is due to … read more >

acumen: eliminating the false negatives in ATP-luminescence cell health assays by the use of a phenotypic assay approach

Cell viability and proliferation assays are a fundamental tool in the drug discovery process. … read more >

mirrorball: multiplexed cell- and bead-based assays in a no-wash format for biologics screening and characterisation

Biologics such as antibodies are ideally suited for therapeutic use against cell-surface disease targets. … read more >

mosquito HTS: beating Moore’s law but now what? Reduced sample prep cost for genetic analysis

The use of better sequencing reagents and powerful analysis software has reduced the cost … read more >

mosquito HTS: enriched datasets from in-house compound libraries using direct dilution methods in 1536-well plates

Serial dilution of drug compounds is standard practice for preparing a dose response series … read more >

mosquito HTS: low volume automated liquid handling for studying autophagy and cellular transduction in cancer cells

Drug discovery is a complex and involved process, utilizing a multi-disciplinary approach to identify efficient small … read more >