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Nova Biomedical Launches BioProfile® FLEX2 On-Line Autosampler for Fully Automated Sampling, Analysis, and Feedback Control of up to 10 Bioreactors

Nova Biomedical


Waltham, MA Nova Biomedical is pleased to announce the launch of the BioProfile FLEX2 On-Line Autosampler (OLS), a modular system that connects as many as 10 bioreactors to one FLEX2 analyzer for up to 3 weeks of walkaway, automated sampling, analysis, and feedback control of key cell culture analytes. The FLEX2 measures up to 16 tests including pH, gases, metabolites, osmolality, cell density, and cell viability.

FLEX2 combines Nova's MicroSensor Card chemistry technology with optical measurements and freezing point osmometry for an automated and comprehensive cell culture analyzer that eliminates chemistry sensor maintenance, increases analyzer speed, and reduces sample volume.

With the OLS, FLEX2 uses a small sample volume of 5.6 mL for the 16-test assay to allow frequent sampling for this detailed look at culture performance. Up to 24 samples per day for each of 10 bioreactors can be analyzed in as fast as six minutes, with proven comparability to manual sampling. The OLS provides automated sampling, analysis, and feedback control of 10 bioreactors in as fast as one hour for chemistry results, with only 20 minutes needed for setup.

The ability of OLS and FLEX2 to provide unaided capture of key cell culture attributes across 10 bioreactors saves hours of scientists™ time versus manual sampling and analysis, and eliminates after-hours cell culture monitoring. Scientists are able to focus on other critical development processes and PAT initiatives.

“We are excited to launch the next addition to the BioProfile FLEX2 platform with the On-Line Autosampler. FLEX2 OLS represents the latest in cell culture automation technology and further demonstrates Nova’s leadership and history of innovation,” said Matt McRae, sales product line manager at Nova.

About Nova Biomedical
 
Incorporated in 1976 and based in Waltham, MA, Nova Biomedical is a world leader in the development and manufacturing of state-of-the-art, whole blood point-of-care and critical care analyzers, as well as the most advanced instruments for cell culture monitoring in the biotechnology market. Nova is one of the fastest growing in vitro diagnostic companies in the world. Nova’s biosensor technology is incorporated in products ranging from handheld meters for glucose self- and point-of-care testing to critical care whole blood analyzers designed for rapid measurement of over 20 analytes. Nova’s biotechnology-specific BioProfile line has pioneered comprehensive cell culture testing, providing over 16 critical cell culture tests with 12 unique instrument offerings for a broad range of cell culture applications. Nova employs over 1,300 people worldwide and has wholly owned subsidiaries located in Brazil, Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, Spain, and Switzerland.
phone 781-894-0800
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email 200 Prospect Street Waltham, MA 02454-9141 USA
 
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