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Applied Biosystems 

Now Life Technologies
850 Lincoln Centre Drive
Foster City  California  94404  U.S.A.
Phone: 650-638-5800 Fax: 650-638-5884

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, paternity testing and food testing. The company has an installed base of more than 50,000 instrument systems in approximately 100 countries.

Basic research includes work at university, government and other non-profit institutions that focus on uncovering the basic laws of nature and understanding human disease. Pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies use Applied Biosystems' products to discover and develop new drugs more effectively. Standardized testing customers require systems that produce precise results from a high volume of automated tests.

Last Updated: 04-28-04

Key Statistics

Ownership: Subsidiary

Web Site: Applied Biosystems
Symbol: ABI

Company News
Applied Biosystems (ABI) Deutschland GmbH Holds 95% of GENEART Shares 8/3/2010 11:26:36 AM
GENEART AG And Applied Biosystems (ABI) Intend To Conclude A Domination Agreement 6/11/2010 10:57:59 AM
After Expiry of the Voluntary Public Tender Offer Applied Biosystems (ABI) Deutschland GmbH Holds approximately 73.8% of GENEART AG 5/28/2010 10:53:59 AM
The Management Board and the Supervisory Board of the GENEART AG Recommends the Acceptance of the Applied Biosystems (ABI)/Life Technologies (LIFE) Voluntary Public Offer 4/16/2010 11:18:22 AM
Applied Biosystems (ABI) and Idaho Technology Inc. Enter Broad Patent Cross-Licensing Agreement 1/27/2010 9:18:22 AM
Applied Biosystems (ABI) Debuts Industry's First Acoustic Flow Cytometer 12/7/2009 9:43:25 AM
Applied Biosystems (ABI) Debuts Industry's First Acoustic Flow Cytometer 12/7/2009 6:50:57 AM
Global Commercialization of Applied Biosystems (ABI) 3500 Series Genetic Analyzers Sets New Standards for Throughput, Data Quality and Ease-of-Use 10/22/2009 9:29:44 AM
Applied Biosystems (ABI) Advances 21st Century Forensics with Innovative DNA Analysis Solutions 10/14/2009 9:57:58 AM
Applied Biosystems (ABI) Launches New Genomic Analysis Tools that Simplify Disease Research 9/16/2009 9:20:50 AM