Inside Instrumentation | November 13, 2006 Issue - Vol. 84 Issue 46 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 84 Issue 46 | p. 39 | Inside Instrumentation
Issue Date: November 13, 2006

Inside Instrumentation

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Beckman Coulter will acquire Lumigen for $185 million in cash. The Southfield, Mich.-based Lumigen develops and sells detection chemistries for high-sensitivity testing in clinical diagnostics and life sciences research. Lumigen had revenues of $33 million in 2005; about 40% of these came from sales of chemiluminescent substrates to Beckman Coulter for use in its Access family of immunoassay systems.

(1) Varian's new 320-MS quadrupole mass spectrometer is available either as a triple . . .

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