SOURCE: Cambridge Healthtech Institute

February 20, 2007 10:00 ET

Over 20 New Products to Launch at the Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference

NEEDHAM, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 20, 2007 -- Cambridge Healthtech Institute in alliance with our sponsors, the State of California Business, Transportation and Housing Agency, and the Wall Street Journal, announce the products that are being launched at the 14th International Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference, taking place February 27 - March 2, 2007 at the Moscone North Convention Center in San Francisco, California.

Over 20 companies are launching new products at this year's Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference. Products can be viewed in the exhibit hall on February 28th and March 1st.

Exhibit Hall Passes are currently available for this event, register online at: www.tri-conference.com/hallpass.asp

Actigenics
Contact: Vera Atzorn, PhD at vatzorn@cepheideurope.fr or +33 563 825 329
Website: www.actigenics.com
Cepheid presents Actigenics' miRgate™

miRgate v2.0 is a comprehensive bioinformatics solution that is continuously updated for analysis of miRNA sequences, prediction of miRNA targets, and analysis of research data.

Active Motif
Contact: Darryl León, Ph.D. at (760) 431-1263
Website: www.activemotif.com/aks
The AKS2 literature mining system from Active Motif provides rapid exploration of disease, gene, compound, drug, symptom, and biomedical relationships found in published literature.
AllCells, LLC
Contact: Eric Martinelli at (510) 450-3900 ext. 109 or
emartinelli@allcells.com
Website: www.allcells.com
AllCells, LLC provides stem/progenitor cells, CD34+ and CD133+, isolated from Cord Blood, Bone Marrow, Normal and Mobilized Peripheral Blood, and Fetal Liver.
amaxa
Europe Contact: amaxa GmbH, Europe Scientific Support at +49 (0)221-99199-
400 or scientific-support@amaxa.com
USA Contact: amaxa Inc., Scientific Support at (240) 632-9110 or
scientific-support.US@amaxa.com
Website: www.amaxa.com/96well
High Throughput Transfection of Virtually any Cell

amaxa's 96-well Shuttle® is designed for applications such as target identification / validation and reporter gene assays, shifting Nucleofection to high throughput.

Applied Biosystems
Contact: 800 874 9868
Website: www.appliedbiosystems.com
The StepOne Real-Time PCR System was specifically designed for new users providing a user-friendly touch screen interface, PC-free operation, fast mode, and intuitive software that make it easy to set up an experiment.
ATR Biotech
Contact: inforeq@atrbiotech.com
Website: www.ATRbiotech.com
The flexible Multifors mini fermenter has up to six vessels with independent control. Four autoclavable pumps per vessel and multiple gassing options are perfect for screening, optimization and scale up.
Biobase Corporation
Contact: info@biobase-international.com or
sales-europe@biobase-international.com or
sales-us@biobase-international.com or
sales-academia@biobase-international.com
Website: www.biobase-international.com
BIOBASE's unique ExPlain system empowers researchers to uncover causes for changes in gene expression and identify targets for hypothesis-driven research critical to understanding human disease.
Biotrin International
Contact: joe.keenan@biotrin.ie or +353 1 283 1166
Website: www.biotrin.com
Biotrin are delighted to announce the release of the first early biomarker of collecting duct injury which can lead to renal papillary necrosis: (renal papillary antigen 1 RPA-1).
Carna Bio
Contact: Mr. Takashi Hara at takashi.hara@carnabio.com or +81-78-302-7091
Website: www.carnabio.com
Protein kinases, Profiling & Screening services (New assay platform "Mobility Shift Assay" available from Jan. 2007), Assay development kits, Crystallography, Annotated kinase focused library.
ChemBridge
Contact: Jennifer Le Page at (858) 451-7400 or sales@chembridge.com
Website: www.chembridge.com
ChemBridge's Fragment Library is the largest, most diverse collection (12,000 molecules) useful for fragment-based screening, complying with Astex "Rule-of-Three" properties and passing proprietary substructure filters.
Chemical Computing Group
Contact: info@chemcomp.com or +1 (514) 393 1055
Website: www.chemcomp.com/press_releases/2006-08-31.htm
Chemical Computing Group (CCG) launches MOE 2006.08, enhanced tools for structure-based design, visualization, high throughput discovery, protein modeling / 3D bioinformatics, cheminformatics, and molecular modeling.
Compendia Bioscience
Contact: info@compendiabio.com
Website: www.compendiabio.com
Oncomine™ Concepts Map

Reveal the Biology

Building upon over 3,000 Oncomine™ gene, protein, drug, and pathway signatures, the Oncomine™ Concepts Map brings understanding to high-throughput molecular profiling of cancer by identifying and illustrating associations from published data.

Current BioData
Contact: Jim Jacketti at jim.jacketti@currentbiodata.com or (215) 453 3161
Website: www.currentbiodata.com
The Targeted Proteins database (TPdb) provides daily assess to an international network of protein experts commenting on the impact of protein research on drug R&D.
Exiqon
Contact: support@exiqon.com
Website: www.exiqon.com
miRCURY™ LNA real-time PCR assays: new quantitative real-time PCR assays for microRNAs using LNA™-enhanced probes from Exiqon.
GeneGo Inc.
Contact: Julie Bryant at (858) 756-7996 or julie@genego.com
Website: www.genego.com
GeneGo has launched MetaDrug which is a unique chemistry perspective for systems biology and pathway analysis starting with compound structures.
Gentris
Contact: Diane Washburn at 919.653.5520 or washburnd@gentris.com
Website: www.gentris.com
Gentris Corporation provides clinical pharmacogenomic services and diagnostic product solutions. Gentris helps pharmaceutical companies with PGx clinical trials and develops kits for direct patient testing.
iAdvantage
Contact: Diana Michelotti at 919 469-3888 x 121 or
dmichelotti@iadvantagesoftware.com
Website: www.iadvantagesoftware.com
eStudy™ Version 5.0 -- 100% Web-based Single Solution to Manage Multiple Study Types from Protocol to Report, now includes a built-in Statistics and Associated Visualization engine Powered by StatSoft™. eStudy supports GLP and 21 CFR Part 11.

ePublisher™ -- Generates reports in seconds. 100% Web-based, patent-pending report generator from iAdvantage's eStudy™ is now available as a stand alone product. ePublisher pulls data simultaneously from multiple sources into a single report.

InfoEd International, Inc.
Contact: 518-464-0691 or 1-800-727-6427
Website: www.infoed.org
Since its inception in 1991, InfoEd's sole mission has been to optimize administrative support for discovery by providing the research community with superior technology and services. Today, over 500 medical centers, universities, institutes and corporations across the globe use the company's products to support their operations. For more information please visit www.infoed.org.
Ingenuity Systems
Contact: support@ingenuity.com or 650-381.5111
Website: www.ingenuity.com
Ingenuity Pathways Analysis is a software application that enables biologists and bioinformaticians to identify the biological mechanisms, pathways and functions most relevant to their experimental datasets or genes of interest.
Luminex
Contact: Christie Hughes at 512-219-8020 or FlexmiR@luminexcorp.com
Website: www.luminexcorp.com/microRNA
FlexmiR™ microRNA products combine the power of xMAP® technology with Exiqon's Locked Nucleic Acids™ to achieve best in class specificity using a quick, simple workflow.
Maybridge
Contact: 866-205-3502 or 800-766-7000
Website: www.maybridge.com
Maybridge is introducing its new range of stable acid chloride equivalents -- the PFP-esters (Pentafluorophenyl esters), while highlighting progress towards similar stable equivalents for sulfonyl halides and isocyanates.
ProteoGenex, Inc.
Contact: Mark Sjostrand at 310.376.6839 or msjostrand@proteogenex.com
Website: www.proteogenex.com
ProteoGenex is a leading provider of well-defined and characterized bio-specimens for biomedical research community, such as human diseased and normal tissue, serum, plasma.
Proteros Biostructures GmbH
Contact: business@proteros.com or +49 89 700 716-0
Website: www.proteros.com
"Proteros Discovery Proteins provides milligram quantities of proteins not readily available from standard catalogues specifically for drug discovery research, particularly focused on primary and secondary screening."
QIAGEN
Contact: Pamela Daniels at 240-686-7688
Website: www.qiagen.com
Fast PCR on any real-time cycler

New QuantiFast Kits for SYBR® Green and probe detection provide time savings of up to 60% on existing cyclers without costly hardware upgrades. www.qiagen.com/FastPCR

Flexible RNAi screening with breakthrough prices

New FlexiPlate siRNA allows fast siRNA design and synthesis at great saving, enabling fully customized RNAi for pathway analysis and follow-up experiments. www.qiagen.com/GeneGlobe

Specific quantification of mammalian micro RNAs by novel RT-PCR approach

QIAGEN introduces an efficient and accurate method for automated, transcriptome-wide miRNA quantification by real time PCR using a SYBR green-based detection system. www.qiagen.com/miRNA

Automate your spin-column preps!

QIAcube simplifies and streamlines your purification procedures by fully automating trusted QIAGEN® spin-column kits. Up to 12 samples can be processed per run. www.qiagen.com/MyQIAcube

Roche Diagnostics
Contact: Marisa Ricci at 925-730-8322 or Marisa.ricci@roche.com
Website: www.roche-diagnostics.com
Roche Molecular Diagnostics is developing diagnostics, prognostic, pharmacogenomics tests in Leukemia, Lymphoma, and Breast Cancer. Roche's flagship pharmacogenomics test, the AmpliChip® CYP450 Test is the only FDA cleared test of its kind. It identifies a patient's CYP2D6 and CYP2C19 genotype that can be predictive of metabolism enzyme activity for certain drugs, including Tamoxifen.
Vitalea Science, Inc
Contact: Stephen R. Dueker, PhD at 530.669.1457
Website: www.vitaleascience.com
Vitalea Science, Inc. is a technology-driven CRO providing innovative solutions to early phase Phase clinical drug development through its core Accelerator Technology.

About the Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference (www.Tri-Conference.com)

The Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference is the largest annual West Coast biotech conference, and brings together 2,300 pharmaceutical and biotech leaders from over 38 countries. This year's event features 200+ presentations spanning 9 concurrent tracks with the new additions of Cancer Molecular Markers and Clinical Trials in India & Asia. Choose from 10 scientific and business short courses including the expanded Biotech Pharma Partnership. Plus, don't miss an expansive exhibit hall with 100+ companies, 80+ scientific posters, unparalleled networking opportunities, access to CHI's Intro-Net, and more! Visit www.Tri-Conference.com to view the complete program.

About Cambridge Healthtech Institute (CHI)

Cambridge Healthtech Institute renowned conferences are the underpinning for all our other information resources. Each year, CHI organizes over 80 conferences held throughout the US, including the Molecular Medicine Tri-Conference, Beyond Genome, PepTalk: The Protein Information Week, World Pharmaceutical Congress and the newly acquired Bio-IT World Conference & Expo. The company strives to develop quality programs that provide valuable new insights and competing points of view while offering balanced coverage of the latest developments. Basic research related to commercial implications is covered, with heavy emphasis placed on end-user insights into new products and technology as well as coverage on the strategy behind the business. Leading researchers and business experts from top pharmaceutical, biotech and academic organizations present their most current findings in a forum that features panel discussions and audience participation. Over the past 14 years, CHI has produced more than 600 conferences, attracting more than 50,000 attendees from around the world.

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