Monday, 07 June 2021 / Published in News
A new sampling technology developed by a partnership between Life Science Group Ltd of Bedford, and the University of Bedfordshire, has the potential to transform the global battle against Coronavirus (Sars-CoV-2) and other viruses by improving the speed and safety of sampling, whilst maintaining the quality of the viral sample. Public Health England have just formally validated the approach, confirming that the new testing buffer the team has developed does inactivate the virus, making the samples non-infectious and safe to handle. Read the full article here.
Tuesday, 23 June 2020 / Published in News
Life Science Group Ltd has been awarded £50,000 to complete research into a process that “inactivates the virus” immediately after swab samples are taken from patients. Read the full article here.
Wednesday, 17 June 2020 / Published in FBS, News
Endotoxins levels in serum for cell culture are important for pharmaceutical, veterinary and clinical manufacture and also in some research applications where cells are sensitive to the presence of endotoxins. It is important that serum, specifically Foetal Bovine serum (FBS), is collected in such a way to ensure that the serum maintains low levels of
Sunday, 29 March 2020 / Published in News
Current Covid-19 testing of patent samples follows guidelines published by the WHO [1], which have been followed by health organisations in major developed countries such as the National Health Service in the UK and [2] and CDC in the USA [3]. These protocols all transport virus ‘live’ in a cell preservation media that must be
Friday, 18 October 2019 / Published in News
Our Managing Director Jenny Murray writes about the challenges facing the use of FBS in research and manufacturing. A former Chair of the ISIA, she discusses the issues surrounding FBS, in the past, now and in the future. Writing in an article in BioProcess International, she concludes it is the responsibility of the serum industry as a
Tuesday, 14 May 2019 / Published in News
There are many places online where you can find definitions for words used to describe life research products and applications. We made it simple by compiling a comprehensive list or glossary of words used to describe our products, and the applications they may be used in. There is also a really good reference to be
Monday, 10 September 2018 / Published in News
LSG has been awarded Knowledge Transfer Partnership funding from Innovate UK, to work in partnership with Coventry University to develop new life science research products that will conform to new legislation, while preventing contamination and allowing for greater reproducibility. Animal-derived sera are routinely used in the majority of cell culture applications. However, these are finite commodities
Tuesday, 04 September 2018 / Published in News
Life Science Group Ltd. Has partnered with AltaBioscience to provide custom peptide antigen synthesis including DNA-peptide conjugates and analytical testing services, amino acid analysis and protein sequencing. This partnership ensures we can provide you with a complete package from peptide design through to the finished product at the highest quality. AltaBioscience manufactures and distributes all