J. Mitra, IIT-M launch iQuant analyzer
gK Mitra C CoKI in collaboration with ffq Madras’ eqfC Eeealthcare Technology Innovation Centre), has launched India’s first portable diagnostic solution–inuant immunoassay analyzer in the fndian marketK qhe device is designed to read multiple test kits, and reads the calibration information directly from the test kit without the need for a separate calibration chip. The product is meant for small to medium labsI and is hence designed in an aesthetic desktop form factorI with an intuitive touch screen display, battery back-up and capabilities for advanced data storage, syncing and transmission capabilities. iQuant provides 8 separate diagnostic tests for TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone), T3 (Tri-iodo thyronine), T4 (Thyroxin), Vitamin D, Dengue NS1 Antigen, Dengue IgM, Dengue IgG and HbA1c test. mromega Biotech fndia mrivate Ltd., a 100 per cent subsidiary of Promega Corporation USA, a leader in providing innovative solutions and technical support to the life sciences industryI has entered into a technology collaboration with Clob Diagnostics. The collaboration allows CORE Diagnostics to leverage Automated Nucleic
Acid Purification with Promega fntegrated nuantitation systemsK The Maxwell Automated
Nucleic Acid Purification Instrument offers benchtop automation with worry-free, walk-away purification of
DNA and RNA from a variety of different sample types. qhe collaboration agreement focuses on the implementation of the mromega Microsatellite Instability (MSI) technology for Immuno-Oncology.
The patent-protected MSI technology is considered the gold standard molecular assay for detecting DNA mismatchrepair deficiency. Gurgaonbased CORE Diagnostics brings latest cutting edge testing techniques in areas of definitive diagnosis and Molecular Diagnostics, Flow Cytometry, fmmunohistochemistryI Histopathology, Cytogenetics and Cytopathology for patients in fndiaK qhese tests bring targetedI customized treatment one step closer to reality and can help health practitioners provide the most actionable information to address the various treatment needs of patients in India to get better outcomesK