News over a year ago as an archive on this page.
News in 2022
The glycan profiling analysis software GlycoStation® ToolsPro Ver1.5 and Ver2.0 does not work on Windows 11. To use ToolsPro on Windows 11, you need to purchase Ver3.0 (December 8th, 2022).
News (Price Revision）
Due to the serious impact of rising prices for semiconductor parts, we will revise the list prices of the glycan profilers. The list price of GlycoStation® Reader 2300 (GSR2300) is kept as used to be, and that of GlycoSuperLite 2200 (GSL2200) is 10% up. The list prices are subject to change by the currency exchange fluctuation (November 24th, 2022).
News (Glycan Profiler)
A detailed explanation about performance of GlycoStation® Reader 2300（SR2300）was uploaded (November 20th, 2022). Performance of GSR2300
Five key persons talk about typical applications of Lectin microarrays. Essence of comparative glycan profiling analysis using Lectin microarrays
Standard formats of Lectin microarray were uploaded (November 19th, 2022). Standard formats of Lectin microarrays (Standarization of Glycan analysis technology)
News (Website protection from Bot)
As for SARS-CoV-2, mRNA vaccines have worked so well, and no therapeutic drugs, except antibody cocktail therapy, have shown sufficient effects against it. The pandemic seems to be coming to an end soon, and I would like to end the topic of SARS-CoV-2 on the Mx blog (October 28th, 2022).
The standard protocol for Lectin Microarrays was uploaded. Standard protocol for lectin Microarrays
News (Lectin microarray)
There are two types of lectin microarrays, Ver1.0 and Ver2.0, which are manufactured and supplied by a partner company. Please contact us when ordering. The information about lectins and their glycan binding specificity are written in Products & Services page. Introduction of Products & Services (Glycan profiler, Analysis software, Lectin microarray, Culture media etc.)
Prof. Sakar M. A. Kawsar (University of Chittagong, and Visiting Prof. Yokohamacity University (YCU)), Dr. Masao Yamada (Mx representative and Visiting Prof. YCU), and Prof. Yasuhiro Ozeki (YCU), etc. have reported about new inhibitors for SARS-CoV-2 protease enzyme. Inhibitors for SARS-CoV-2 protease enzyme
At the 45th Annual Meeting of the Molecular Biology Society of Japan, November 30th to December 2nd, 2022, at Makuhari Messe, a presentation titled as “Evaluation of an improved evanescent fluorescence scanner suitable for high-resolution glycome mapping of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue sections ” will be presented as a joint activity with researchers from Molecular and Cellular Glycoproteomics Research Group, Cellular and Molecular Biotechnology Research Institute, AIST. You can see glycan profiling from a quite small sample using the high-performance glycan profiler GSR2300. The 45th Annual Meeting of the Molecular Biology Society of Japan
News (New Business Development)
Team AgroHolobiont (Mx is the main member of this team) was selected as one of the finalists in AGRI TECH Grand Prix 2022. Mx is engaged in developing a Microbiome Sensor (MBS).
News (Glycan Profilers)
Mx will start Manufacturing and Sales of Glycan Profilers (GlycoStation® Reader 2300, GlycoSuperLite 2200) after 2022, Aug. 12th. It will be also possible to handle Repair and Maintenance of old products sold from Moritex, GP Biosciences, and GlycoTechnica, of course it will depend on equipment conditions and repair parts availability. The trademark “GlycoStation” has also been transferred from GlycoTechnica to Mx.
News (New Product)
Let me introduce you an ultra-low-cost, ultra-high-speed, high-sensitivity glycan profiler (GSL2200). Please refer to the following pdf for the specifications of the device, including the comparison with the current Highend glycan profiler. GlycoSuperLite was released