BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine BIOZOL recognized for support

In a recently published announcement, Biontech expresses their gratitude to their employees and various partners, who have assisted the company in successfully developing a vaccine for COVID-19. The BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine has been shown to be 95% effective in preventing COVID-19 and has received emergency use authorizations from more than 45 countries, including the United States and the Eu...

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BIOZOL & Dianova Together into the future!

TOGETHER INTO THE FUTURE - FOR YOUR RESEARCH AND DIAGNOSTICS!   We are pleased to inform you about the acquisition of Dianova GmbH, based in Hamburg, by BIOZOL Diagnostica Vertrieb GmbH.  For you, we are combining our passion and expertise for products and services for the life sciences and expanding our worldwide network of high-quality manufacturers. As a strong team, we provide the perfect product for your work, regardless of where it is manufactured. Because with us the fo...

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Cytokine storm in COVID-19 Cytokines and cytokine detection

The severity of COVID-19 disease, according to current knowledge, is more strongly determined by an overreaction of the coagulation and immune system than by the virus itself. Patients with severe COVID-19 infection may develop a cytokine release syndrome (CRS), also known as hyperinflammation or cytokine storm, which is characterized by a significant increase in pro-inflammatory cytokines such as IL-6, IL-1ß, IL-2R, IL-8, TNF-α. CRS is one of the most common complications of COVID-19 and is associated with high morbi...

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CRISPR/Cas9 Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2020

This years Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna for discovering one of gene technology’s sharpest tools: the CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors. Using these, researchers can change the DNA of animals, plants and microorganisms with extremely high precision. This technology has had a revolutionary impact on the life sciences, is contributing to new cancer therapies and may make the dream of curing inherited diseases come true. “There is enormous power in this genetic tool, w...

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Hepatitis C Virus Nobel Prize in Medicine 2020

This year’s Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine is awarded to three scientists who have made a decisive contribution to the fight against blood-borne hepatitis, a major global health problem that causes cirrhosis and liver cancer in people around the world. Hepatitis – a global threat to human health Liver inflammation, or hepatitis, is mainly caused by viral infections...

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Vector Labs WEBINAR SERIES Improving IHC and IF Workflows

Vector Laboratories is presenting a webinar series on the topic Improving IHC and IF Workflows. Part 1 of the series was about troubleshooting background in IHC & IF applications. A recording of this webinar is available online. More will follow.   Final Part of the Webinar Series: Considerations for selecting IHC detection reagents While the IHC workflow is well established, the detection reagen...

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SARS-CoV-2 Antigens Targets for drug development

Sequence and structure of the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 have been well studied and described. Of particular interest with respect to diagnostics and drug development are the spike protein (S-protein), due to its role in the interaction with human host receptors, and the highly conserved nucleocapsid protein (N-protein) with high immunogenicity. Beside, the main protease Mpro proves as an interessting target, as a key enzyme of SARS-CoV-2 without close human homologues.

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African swine fever Acute threat for German farms?

The first case of African swine fever (ASP) in Germany has been confirmed. In Brandenburg, near the Polish border, a wild boar was found which had died of the disease. Several countries outside the EU, including China and Japan, have imposed an import ban on German pork as a precautionary measure. >> Information on African swine fever at fli   The first symptoms of infection of a flock with ASP can easily...

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New Company Brochure What BIOZOL can do for you

We are happy to announce, that our new BIOZOL company brochure just arrived! Its motto "BRINGING QUALITY AND EFFICIENCY TO RESEARCH & IVD" means not less than: BIOZOL offers you the all-round carefree package! Have a look into our company brochure, and learn about what BIOZOL can additionally do for you.   >> BIOZOL company brochure (German version) >>

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Corona Rapid Tests BIOZOL in the Business Insider Magazine

For a report in the Business Insider magazine about the potential of the new COVID-19 antigen rapid tests, our managing director Jonas Bäuerle gave an interview with the business reporter Franziska Telser. Under the title A piece back to the former normality? Why Corona rapid tests can be groundbreaking - and what you need to know about them the business insider discusses differences between different test methods, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of rapid antigen testing and its potential for containing t...

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