Applied Biosystems has demonstrated its position as a technology leader and driving force in the changing dynamics of the life science marketplace.
The Applied Biosystems business is focused on the following markets: basic research, commercial research (pharmaceutical and biotechnology) and standardized testing, including forensic human identification, pharmaceutical QA/QC testing and food testing. The company provides pathogen detection kits to food companies and food testing laboratories for surveillance and analysis of food products, as a response to the growing consumer concern over food safety. The kits quickly and accurately detect contamination and enable food companies to take timely action to prevent outbreaks of food-borne illness and avoid costly recalls of products.
To identify harmful chemicals, Applied Biosystems offers Cliquid™ Software for Food Testing, which is based on industry-leading Applied Biosystems/MDS SCIEX mass spectrometry technology. Cliquid Software is the first automated application for detection of food contaminants, such as pesticides, dyes and mould-related toxins. The company has an installed base of approximately 180,000 instrument systems in nearly 100 countries.