Navigation Links
QIAGEN Acquires Comprehensive Portfolio of Molecular Food Safety Tests
Date:5/25/2010

GERMANTOWN, Maryland and HILDEN, Germany, May 25, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- QIAGEN (NASDAQ: QGEN; Frankfurt, Prime Standard: QIA) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the Institute for Product Quality (ifp), pursuant to which QIAGEN has acquired all rights to 70 molecular food safety tests developed by the Berlin-based specialized laboratory center for food analysis. The transaction further strengthens QIAGEN's "Applied Testing" business segment, which also encompasses molecular testing systems for forensic applications, veterinary medicine and biodefense. No financial details were disclosed.

The tests acquired from ifp are based on the widely used real-time PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) technology and cover a broad range of molecular targets including genetic, bacterial, viral and other contaminants of foodstuffs. The tests can be fully automated using QIAGEN's own instruments such as the QIAsymphony and the Rotor-Gene Q. The transaction enables QIAGEN to offer complete solutions for all major applications in the food safety testing segment, covering entire workflows from the processing of primary samples to the final testing result.

"With this unique assay portfolio we are laying the foundation for a very strong position in the area of food safety testing and significantly strengthening the area of applied testing overall," said Peer Schatz, Chief Executive Officer of QIAGEN. "Applied testing represents an important growth area for our company. Here, we are focusing on select segments with a relevant market volume, a growing
'/>"/>

SOURCE Qiagen
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Related biology technology :

1. QIAGEN Acquires Exclusive Licence for Key PI3K gene
2. QIAGENs New Product Line, QIAsafe(R) DNA Blood, has Been Co-Developed With Biomatrica and is Based on Biomatricas SampleMatrix(R) Technology
3. Webcast of QIAGEN N.V.s (Nasdaq: QGEN) Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results Call Set for August 11
4. Plexus Awarded Development Contract With QIAGEN
5. QIAGEN and Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute Partner to Establish First Large-Scale Cervical Cancer Screening Program in Kolkata
6. Webcast of QIAGEN N.V.s (Nasdaq: QGEN) Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2008 Financial Results Call Set for February 10
7. QIAGEN Welcomes 3,000th Employee in 20th year of U.S. Operations
8. SciQuest Announces Strategic Alliance with QIAGEN
9. Webcast of QIAGEN N.V.s (Nasdaq: QGEN) Second Quarter 2008 Financial Results Call Set for August 5
10. Webcast Alert: QIAGEN N.V. Announces First Quarter 2008 Earnings Conference Call
11. QIAGEN N.V. (Nasdaq: QGEN) Invites You to Join Its Fourth Quarter and Year End 2007 Earnings and 2008 Guidance Conference Call on the Web
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/15/2014)... (PRWEB) January 15, 2014 The Microcompetition with ... major disease. One of these latent viruses is the Epstein ... arthritis (RA). Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic inflammatory disease ... a study found that RA patients have high concentrations of ...
(Date:1/15/2014)... 2014 Freeslate, Inc ., the ... that Lupin Limited, one of India’s top five pharmaceutical ... PharmD System for high throughput solid form screening. ... on a wide range of quality, affordable generic and ...
(Date:1/14/2014)... Date: Friday, April 11, 2014 , Time: 6 p.m. – ... Warrington, Pa. , Details: The Hepatitis B Foundation, ... cure for hepatitis B and improving the quality of life ... on Friday, April 11 at Warrington Country Club in Warrington, ...
(Date:1/14/2014)...  3D Communications, a leading provider of strategic communications services to corporations ... in the United States and ... , JD, is returning to the firm,s Washington, D.C. ... after more than two years of service as Associate Commissioner for ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Study: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Patients Have EBV; The CBCD Says this is Consistent with Microcompetition 2Study: Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) Patients Have EBV; The CBCD Says this is Consistent with Microcompetition 3Lupin Selects Freeslate’s CM Protégé PharmD System to Accelerate Polymorph Screening for Drug Development 2Lupin Selects Freeslate’s CM Protégé PharmD System to Accelerate Polymorph Screening for Drug Development 3Hepatitis B Foundation to Host Annual Crystal Ball Gala 2Former FDA Associate Commissioner Returns To 3D Communications 2
... Consulting US, a division of London-based Double Helix ... Stuchiner to the position of Vice President. ... strategic pricing, reimbursement and market access consultants with ... product commercialization services to firms in the pharmaceutical, ...
... Calif., March 30 TorreyPines Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... District Court of the Southern District of New York ... of Axonyx Inc. ("Axonyx") against Axonyx and several of ... in 2006. The plaintiffs alleged that the defendants made ...
... 30 BioMedical Enterprises, Inc. (BME), a rapidly growing ... orthopaedic memory metal implants, announced today that it has ... and Marketing. BME specializes in nitinol implants that ... together to promote bone union. The O ...
Cached Biology Technology:Double Helix Appoints Ann Stuchiner Vice President of US Consulting Division 2Stockholder Suits Related to TorreyPines Therapeutics, Inc. Dismissed 2BioMedical Enterprises, Inc. (BME) Announces the Appointment of Keith M. Peeples as Vice President, Sales and Marketing 2
(Date:4/23/2014)... Angeles, London (April 23, 2014). "I think one can argue ... pathwayas well as doing everything else that we canthen we ... Tom Wigley, one of the world,s foremost climate researchers, in ... , published by SAGE. Refusing to take significant action on ... eventually be needed to address the problem, Wigley explains in ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... 2014 Scientists from the Florida campus of The ... that plays a critical but previously unknown role in ... showed a novel role for a protein known as ... eLife , a publisher supported by the Howard ... Wellcome Trust. , "This is a critical building block ...
(Date:4/22/2014)... have presented Beaumont Health System with prestigious, competitive ... both athletic and nonathletic injuries. , The ... $40,000 grant to fund stem cell-based research that ... a ruptured knee anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL. ... anterior cruciate ligament injury is the over-stretching or ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Is nuclear power the only way to avoid geoengineering? 2Scientists identify critical new protein complex involved in learning and memory 2Beaumont awarded grants to study sports-related injury treatment, improve recovery 2
... long known that the social insects in the ... unusual mechanism for sex determination: Unfertilized eggs develop ... the development of an unfertilized egg into an ... , One mystery has been the origin of ...
... Hospital & Research Center at Oakland (CHRCO) have published a ... cells die in patients with Alzheimer's Disease. This discovery is ... slow, prevent and eventually cure a disease that affects an ... in the February 28th issue of the Proceedings of the ...
... discovered a cluster of 45 genes coding for ... a major cause of hospital-acquired infections worldwide. ... PLoS Genetics. , "We expected to find resistance ... the Structural and Genomic Information Laboratory at France's ...
Cached Biology News:Researchers now able to look deep into heart to view triggers of a heart's beat 2Researchers now able to look deep into heart to view triggers of a heart's beat 3Rice University researchers create 'nanorice' 2Supersized 'island' of resistance genes discovered in an infectious bacterium 2
96 Well Plate Sterile, RE bottom; consistent medium binding affinity for hydrophobic complexes and proteins....
...
The Holten Horizontal series of laminar airflow work benches offers comfort and ease of use....
... Fixed Angle Polypropylene Rotor designed for ... Centra CL3/CL3R** and Centra-MP4/MP4R*. A translucent ... /MP4, ,EXCLUSIVE polypropylene rotor design provides ... repeatedly autoclaved. Polypropylene rotors are ...
Biology Products: