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Biotage Releases Comprehensive New Catalog of Sample Preparation Products and Applications

 

Uppsala, Sweden -- (ReleaseWire) -- 02/03/2011 -- Biotage® (STO: BIOT), a leading supplier of tools and technology for medicinal and analytical chemistry, announced the release of its new Analytical Sample Preparation Catalog. The expanded, 200-page catalog includes a range of products for Bioanalytical, Forensic, Clinical, Environmental, Agrochemical and Food Applications. To order or download the catalog, visit http://www.biotage.com or contact a representative. A searchable version of the catalog is also available on the Biotage website.

This new Biotage catalog includes an Applications Index in addition to comprehensive information to assist in the use of these products. Additionally, the convenient Product Selection Guide enables customers to quickly locate the product that best fits their application needs.

New products include the expansion of the EVOLUTE® family of resin-based sorbents and the AFFINILUTETM MIP range of molecularly imprinted polymers for class selective clean up. In addition to the widely used 96 well plate format, ISOLUTE® SLE+ supported-liquid extraction columns are now available providing a faster, cleaner and more cost effective extraction for larger volume samples. The RapidTrace® and TurboVap® range of automated sample preparation and sample drying instruments are included for the first time.

Available as silica and resin phases, Biotage solid-phase extraction products cover a wide range of applications including: the detection of low-level pesticides in foodstuffs and environmental matrices; analysis of trace levels of both performance enhancing and drugs of abuse in biological samples; extraction of drug candidates and their metabolites from biological fluids and the determination of acrylamide and melamine in foodstuffs.

Biotage sample preparation products are supported by a wealth of knowledge and experience in method development and trouble shooting. “At Biotage we strive to develop innovative scientific solutions and supply in-depth technical support that simplifies method development and provides reliable results”, says Gary Dowthwaite, Global Product Manager. “Our expertise helps guide customers in choosing the right product and most efficient method that best suits their analytical needs.”

For further information visit http://www.biotage.com or call: in Europe +46 18 56 57 10, in North America toll free 1 800 446 4752, in Japan +81 422 28 1233, other areas please call +46 18 56 57 10.

For further press information at Biotage please contact:
Rob Thompson
Director of Marketing Communications
10430 Harris Oaks Blvd., Suite C,
Charlotte, NC USA 28269
Tel: +1 704 654 4847
Fax: +1 704 654 4917
E-Mail: rob.thompson@biotage.com

About Biotage
Biotage offers solutions, knowledge and experience in the areas of analytical and medicinal chemistry. The customers include the world’s top pharma and biotech companies, as well as leading academic institutes. The company is headquartered in Uppsala, Sweden, and has offices in the United States, United Kingdom and Japan. Biotage has 245 employees and had sales of SEK 394,1m in 2009. Biotage is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic Stock Exchange. Website: http://www.biotage.com