10/02/2008

BERTHOLD TECHNOLOGIES GmbH & Co. KG

Berthold Technologies distributes Artemis HTRF® plate reader

Berthold Technologies, a leading manufacturer of microplate readers for diagnostics, research and drug discovery, has taken over the worldwide distribution of Furuno´s Artemis HTRF® microplate reader. The distribution agreement has been taking effect August 15th, 2008.

The Artemis K-101 has been designed for optimum performance with CIS bio´s HTRF® reagents. The HTRF® approved instrument is extremely easy to use and guarantees superior performance even with demanding applications.

 High energy excitation
 Low background optics
 Dedicated filters
 Wide dynamic range: >2000 % dF RCK
 High sensitivity: <10 pg/mL TNFα
 HTRF® ratio calculation


The HTRF® assay platform from CISbio offers the researchers a highly sensitive, robust technology for the detection of molecular interactions of proteins in vitro and widely used by the pharmaceutical and biotech industry for the high throughput screening stage of drug development. With its HTRF® technology, CISbio offers a comprehensive technological platform for the screening and investigation of biological interactions such as G-Protein Coupled Receptor (GPCR), kinase and imflammation biomarkers among others.

More information about the Artemis HTRF® reader can be received through Berthold Technologies´ webpage
www.Berthold.com/bio
or by calling one of Berthold Technolgies´ worldwide representatives.