CORNING, N.Y. | Corning Incorporated | September 15, 2023 – Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) today announced the launch of Corning® Videodrop, an optical technology that applies the principles of interferometric microscopy to quantify the size and concentration of nanoparticles. The latest addition to the company’s growing suite of bioprocessing technology, Videodrop can analyze a solution in less than 60 seconds, and requires only a single 5-10 µl drop of sample material for testing.
The technology is capable of collecting a physical titer of viral vectors such as lentivirus, retrovirus, adenovirus, and extracellular vesicles (EVs) in the range of 80-500 nanometers. Once a sample is loaded, the processing algorithm detects and tracks nanoparticles to quantify the concentration and size distribution without the need for labeling. Videodrop can be used as an in-process control throughout the purification process.
“Videodrop is easy to use, fast, and reliable. Sample prep is also easy, being label free, and its operation is seamless thanks to its intuitive software interface,” said Chris Suarez, PhD, Sr. Manager, Scientific Applications and Support, Americas at Corning Life Sciences.
Not only can these efficiencies reduce overall costs, but Corning anticipates that this technology will support a variety of industry needs, including advancements in cell and gene therapy and vaccine production.
“We’re excited to extend our bioprocessing portfolio with our first solution that directly benefits our downstream customers,” said Janice Simler, PhD, Director of Business Operations for Bioproduction at Corning Life Sciences. “Our goal is to build out technology platforms across the whole workflow, expanding our impact as a valued partner throughout the drug development process.”
To learn more about Corning Videodrop and how it can enhance your workflow or laboratory, visit www.corning.com/Videodrop.
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