BioTek Announces Product Lineup for 2008 DDT World Congress

July 23, 2008

BioTek Instruments, Inc., will attend the 13th annual Drug Discovery & Development of Innovative Therapeutics World Congress, August 4-7, 2008 in Boston, Massachusetts with several of their latest technologies as well as a yet to be announced addition to their beneficial microplate instrumentation portfolio.

Products featured at BioTek’s booth, #413, include the patent-pending Synergy™ 4 Multi-Detection Microplate Reader with Hybrid Technology™; the first in a class of new Hybrid Microplate Readers to combine filter-based and quadruple monochromator-based fluorescence detection technology in one instrument for unlimited flexibility in all current and future microplate-based assays. Its modular design also includes detection modes for Fluorescence Intensity, Fluorescence Polarization, Time-Resolved Fluorescence, Luminescence and UV-Visible Absorbance measurement techniques.

MicroFlo™ Select will also be featured as an all-in-one dispensing solution in one compact benchtop unit. A positive displacement peristaltic pump and a range of cassette sizes and settings provide unlimited flexibility in microplate and microtube style, dispense parameters, and dispense volumes. BioTek’s Precision™ XS, Microplate Sample Processor with four liquid transfer tools will also be presented during the exhibition.

Additionally BioTek will present its BioStack™, featuring automation modules which can be interfaced with BioTek’s microplate technologies for increased speed, flexibility and ease of operation. Components are modular and easily reconfigured when experimental protocols change.

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BioTek Instruments, Inc., headquartered in Winooski, VT, is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture, and sale of microplate instrumentation and software. BioTek instrumentation is used to accelerate the drug discovery process, to advance discoveries in genomics and proteomics, and to aid in the advancement of life science research. Founded in 1968, BioTek Instruments is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year.

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