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Research Solutions Articles
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Collective Intelligence: Advancing Neuroscience by Working Together

Driven by a desire to improve human health for all, we are building a network of discovery – creating connections, scientists-to-scientists and sharing insights, ideas and expertise with the goal of advancing neuroscience research...

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Skip the Pain: New Samplicity® G2 Filtration System relieves tired thumbs.

The new Samplicity® G2 Filtration System, launched in July, enables easy, vacuum-driven filtration of up to eight samples at once, through Millex® filters, directly into HPLC vials. With the simple flip of a lever, samples pass through the filters in seconds...


Meeting the Needs of Equine Researchers

Meeting the Needs of Equine Researchers

To address the needs of equine research centers, veterinary medical clinics and schools as well as animal nutrition companies, we’ve developed the first commercially available, equine-specific assay that can simultaneously measure up to 27 proteins...


Filling a Gap for HIV Patients in Remote Regions

Filling a Gap for HIV Patients in Remote Regions

An estimated 35 million people worldwide are living with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), many residing in remote regions of Africa where hospitals and laboratories are scarce. Too often, patients can’t get access to the care they need. We’re helping to fill this health care gap...


New online AD030 Particle Monitoring Guide

Contamination Monitoring Made Easy:
New online AD030 Particle Monitoring Guide

Particle contamination is everywhere: pollen, cosmetic fragments, shavings from machined parts, rust, human skin, soot from burning fossil fuels. These particles end up in the air, on surfaces, and in water, fuel and other liquids.

The consequences can be serious for human health and safety and for process efficiency.


Advancing the Science of Aging: Tools for research

Advancing the Science of Aging: Tools for research

Throughout history, humans have been obsessed with aging, and have tried many strategies – some more successful than others – to slow the process. Indeed, modern humans are living longer and longer. But with longevity come age-related disorders, such as dementia, diabetes and certain cancers. To tackle these disorders and improve quality of life for the elderly, scientists doing basic research need to first understand aging in biological terms – and our products are helping ...


A Tale of Two Laboratories: Validated antibodies for cutting-edge research

A Tale of Two Laboratories: Validated antibodies for cutting-edge research

If you took chemistry, you may know that the difference is just a handful of atoms. That difference can determine the state of a whole organism. But without the right tools, researchers cannot discover the biological function of this chemical difference.


Energy Management: Honoring Energy Month

Detecting Proteins: It's a SNAP

The precision with which proteins carry out life functions lies in the timing and spatial organization of protein expression. Biologists use two laborious techniques, Western blotting and immunohistochemistry (IHC), to determine which proteins are expressed, when, and where.


Leading Biologists Take Control with CellASIC Technology

Leading Biologists Take Control with CellASIC Technology

Listen to Ethan Garner, Assistant Professor at Harvard University, describe how the CellASIC ONIX platform has helped his team hit the ground running. Ethan Garner’s team watches single molecules that direct bacteria to grow and divide.


Process Solutions Articles
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CRISPR: Advancing Possibilities for Research

Called “proxy-CRISPR,” our new technique provides access to previously unreachable areas of the genome.

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Introducing The Mobius® MyWay Portfolio

Our new portfolio provides shorter lead times for more rapid biomanufacturing, and it also optimizes balance of delivery speed and customization.

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Integritest® 5: Confident. Connected. Convenient.

Accurately and reliably verify the integrity of your filters and processing equipment with the portable, easy to implement, and automated Integritest® 5.


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Millipore Express® High Area Capsules and Cartridges

Onboard prefilter increases the capacity and the amount of fluid through the membrane so you get a longer life from your filter...


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Lynx® CDR Sterile Connector Now Offering Three New Sizes

With Lynx® CDR Sterile Connectors, you can connect, disconnect and reconnect your single-use and hybrid systems both wet and under pressure while remaining sterile...


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Challenges Accepted. Mobius® Power MIX Single-use Mixers

The Mobius® Power MIX single-use mixing systems combine high performance mixing technology with design features that make them easy-to-use...


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Mix. Melt. Perform. Parteck® MXP

Our new Parteck® MXP is specifically designed for application in HME. The polyvinyl alcohol-based excipient enhances the solubility of a wide range of APIs with low solubility...


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New Emprove® Program: Fast track through the regulatory maze

For drug manufacturers, complying with strict standards and ever-changing regulations is a huge challenge...


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Intelligent Virus Defense: Introducing Centinel™ Technology

We are committed to developing leading-edge solutions to advance the biopharma manufacturing industry. With Centinel™ technology, you leverage a powerful combination of tailored biologic solutions and advanced gene-editing technologies to ensure manufacturing processes that are both secure and sustainable...


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Explore, Learn, Collaborate: M Lab™ Collaboration Centers

Accelerating time to market, increasing productivity, improving process economics, transferring production, and mitigating risks are just some of the challenges you face every day in your biopharma and pharma facilities. To help you address these challenges, we have built M Lab™ Collaboration Centers...


The Future Belongs to Single-Use

#MobiusNeXt ... The Future Belongs to Single-Use

For a drug therapy to succeed, the patient must fully comply with treatment. That's one of the reasons why solid oral drug formulations are so widely used. For many treatments, controlled and long-acting release of the APIs (active pharmaceutical ingredients) is required. For every API there is a minimum effective dose and a maximum tolerated dose – between which is the so-called "therapeutic window."


Parteck® SRP 80

Parteck® SRP 80: New functional excipient for sustained drug release

For a drug therapy to succeed, the patient must fully comply with treatment. That's one of the reasons why solid oral drug formulations are so widely used. For many treatments, controlled and long-acting release of the APIs (active pharmaceutical ingredients) is required. For every API there is a minimum effective dose and a maximum tolerated dose – between which is the so-called "therapeutic window."


New Emprove Program

New Emprove® Program: Fast track through the regulatory maze

For drug manufacturers, complying with strict standards and ever-changing regulations is a huge challenge. — As a leading supplier or raw and starting materials for pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical production as well as formulation, we understand this.


Stopping Ebola and Other Epidemics: Proudly supporting our customers

Stopping Ebola and Other Epidemics: Proudly supporting our customers

Ebola is no longer front-page news, thanks to extraordinary international efforts to contain the virus. But it remains a threat to several West African countries, and without sustained commitment may once again wreak havoc in the region – and beyond.


Mobius® 2000 L Single-use Bioreactor

The new Mobius 2000L Single-use Bioreactor: A scalable ergonomic system with the flexibility to fit your process

Designed to provide Intuitive and ergonomic features that simplify workflows and optimize the experience for the operator, it is the world's first bioreactor with a pull-out drawer for quick, easy loading. That’s just the first of many innovations ...


Cellvento™ CHO chemically defined cell culture media

Superior Cell Growth and Productivity: Cellvento™ CHO Media Platform

For biopharmaceutical manufacturers, selecting the right cell culture media—critical for growing cells—can be challenging. They require media that will suit the needs of specific cell lines and will deliver the most robust product yield, quality and consistency. We’re making this selection process a whole lot easier with our new Cellvento™ CHO platform of cell culture media ...


ACHEMA 2015: Taking Science Further, Faster

ACHEMA 2015: Taking Science Further, Faster

Visit us: Hall 4.1, Stand #G49
Exhibition grounds of Messe Frankfurt GmbH
Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1, 60327 Frankfurt am Main, Germany


Designed with You, for You: Chromabolt Pre-packed Columns

Designed with You, for You: Chromabolt Pre-packed Columns

"Customers have expressed a need for single-use, prepacked columns," says Senior Chromatography Product Manager Conrad Maher. He explains, “With the number of mAbs in development and clinical trials taking place, as well as biosimilar developments, our customers are looking for prepacked columns that are easy to integrate into their process....”


Applied Solutions Articles
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Get Your Added [X]: Laboratory Chemicals and Solvents with Added Safety, Expertise and Consistency

What do you get when you join two leading chemicals companies into one? You get lots of pluses. Enjoy added safety, added expertise, and added consistency with all our solvents, inorganics, buffers, and detergents.

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A Touch of Intelligence: Milli-Q® IQ 7000 system

We know our customers' needs are always evolving and, to meet these changes, we combined customer feedback with our engineering and technical expertise to develop and launch the Milli-Q® IQ 7000 system.


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Feel Better about Pharma QC

Do you feel good about your pharmaceutical quality control processes? Wouldn’t you like to feel better?


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Thirsty for Clean Water? Download Our Water, Food & Environmental Analytics Catalog

We continue to push the boundaries of chemistry to bring you intelligent solutions to your daily challenges...


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Titripac®: Green Good Design Award Winner 2016

Titripac® is a proud winner of the 2016 Good Design Award, thanks to the Titripac®’s unique eco-friendly packaging...


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Just Perfect. Spectroquant® Prove.

What's in the water? It's a critical question. Whether you're talking about waste water, drinking water or process water, the answers are essential to human and environmental health...


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Trace it to the Limit with the Q-POD® Element

When detection limits are at ppt and sub-ppt levels, the slightest impurity can impact experimental results. Ensure optimal ultrapure water quality at all times by combining a Q-POD® Element with a Milli-Q® system...


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Small but Mighty: ReadyPlate 55 and ReadyPlate 55 KIT

We have introduced an easy solution for your lab: Our new ReadyPlate 55 provides easy membrane handling through high fill level, ready-to-use 55mm agar plates...


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Discover the NEW ELIX® High-Throughput Systems

Elix® High-Throughput systems have been designed to deliver the highest pure water quality for your regular laboratory applications and instrument feed. Elix® High-Throughput systems offer connected, sustainable central pure water solutions for volume needs up to 9000 L daily, making them the perfect choice for large laboratories or lab buildings...


Empower Your Lab

Empower Your Lab

we are pleased to present to you a portfolio of inorganic reagents and solvents, divided into three grades: EMSURE®, EMPARTA® and EMPLURA®. Each quality grade is offered in a variety of volumes, packaging materials, and with different documentation packages...


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One Trusted Source: Regulated pharmaceutical instrumental analysis

For our customers in the highly regulated pharmaceutical industry, there's no margin for error. Product quality, regulatory compliance and expert support are critical to the safety and efficacy of the drugs they produce. We’re committed to supporting our customers in this industry through a comprehensive approach to regulated pharmaceutical instrumental analysis.


Customized Products...Exclusively for You

Customized Products...Exclusively for You

Organic Synthesis is not a one-size-fits-all process, and for that reason, we have created a unique, innovative fits-all solution for scientists and process engineers engaged in this important work....


Invest Wisely for Multiple Savings: POD Dispenser Advanced Technology

Invest Wisely for Multiple Savings: POD Dispenser Advanced Technology

The revolutionary POD (Point-of-Delivery) concept has characterized our leading ultrapure water systems since 2000. Over the years, POD technology has continued to evolve...


Isobag: Fast, safe transfer of plates to isolator

Bright Ideas for Convenient Handling
New IsoBag™: Fast, safe transfer of plates to isolator

One of, if not, the main productivity concern in sterile drug manufacturing has always been facilitating efficient and safe workflow processes, particularly when using isolators.To solve this potentially dangerous issue, Merck has launched its new IsoBag™.


My F&B Scout

My F&B Scout

At Merck, food and beverage safety goes far beyond the visible. It starts with listening to your challenges. Changing regulations, complex processes and delayed product releases can be daunting. But you can overcome them with our microbial food testing and environmental monitoring solutions...


NEW Virtual Conference A Toolbox for LC-MS Protein Analysis

NEW Virtual Conference: "A Toolbox for LC-MS Protein Analysis"

Today the fascinating and rapidly expanding field of proteomics is drawing the interest of increasing numbers of scientists who work in a variety of environments, including pharmaceutical research and development, academic laboratories, biotech companies, as well as in clinical and industrial settings. Our latest virtual conference, "A Toolbox for LC-MS Protein Analysis," will bring ...


Millitrack® e-Solutions: Store all your water purification data

Millitrack® e-Solutions: Store all your water purification data

In just one click, easily find what you need, whenever you need it and whereveryou are. Laboratory managers need an e-solution that will facilitate daily work in the lab and optimize department production. Millitrack® e-Solutions are a powerful, personalized answer from Merck Millipore...


Welcome to Tomorrow: The Virtual Lab

Welcome to Tomorrow: The Virtual Lab

Merck invites you to experience the future of research and analysis… in the new Virtual Lab. This innovative platform is equipped with all the state-of-the-art products and up-to-date information you need to succeed. Easy (and fun) to use, the Virtual Lab is designed to reflect your real-lab needs.


Get the best of your Milli-Q® Integral System: Boost your lab's performance

Get the best of your Milli-Q® Integral System: Boost your lab's performance.

Our Lab Water portfolio offers a broad range of pure and ultrapure water purification systems and services. Laboratory applications often require both pure water (Type 2) and ultrapure water (Type 1). The Milli-Q® Integral water purification system is the most integrated ultrapure system producing Milli-Q® & Elix® water quality from tap water from the same system ...


One Air Monitoring: Expanded MAS-100® family meets unique needs

One Air Monitoring: Expanded MAS-100® family meets unique needs.

Air is an invisible, precious resource that most people take for granted. But not our customers in the pharmaceutical, cosmetics and medical device industries. For them, air can be a source of microbial contamination of production areas – every bit as threatening as humans, raw materials and water.


Test. Trust. Move.: Simplifying Disinfection Control

One Trusted Source: Regulated pharmaceutical instrumental analysis

For our customers in the highly regulated pharmaceutical industry, there's no margin for error. Product quality, regulatory compliance and expert support are critical to the safety and efficacy of the drugs they produce. We’re committed to supporting our customers in this industry through a comprehensive approach to regulated pharmaceutical instrumental analysis.


Test. Trust. Move.: Simplifying Disinfection Control

Publishing Revolutionary Research: Imaging flow cytometry makes it possible.

Scientific progress depends on sharing ideas via peer-reviewed research papers. So the most rigorous measure of any technological innovation may lie in its prevalence in the scientific literature. We help make the publication of revolutionary research possible, through our Amnis® imaging flow cytometers.


Test. Trust. Move.: Simplifying Disinfection Control

Test. Trust. Move.: Simplifying Disinfection Control

Disinfection control is a very big deal in many industries – particularly the food and beverage industry. Disinfectant chemicals, such as chlorine, are needed to ensure that product contact surfaces are free from harmful microorganisms in the manufacturing process. Yet disinfectant residues can leave a bad taste in the end product, so testing for them is critical.


Headache-Free Pharma QC: Virtual Conference

Headache-Free Pharma QC: Virtual Conference

Working in a pharmaceutical quality control laboratory can be stressful, especially in today's highly regulated environment. QC labs must ensure they’re following the right procedures at all times. They’re subject to stringent inspections by regulatory bodies ...


Boosting Productivity in the Lab

New AFS® E Range: Boosting Productivity in the Lab

New high-performance water purification systems offer advanced monitoring features and unprecedented service. In busy biomedical laboratories, the choice of a water purification system is critical. “Biomedical laboratory managers are under constant pressure to avoid clinical analyzer downtime,” says John Sweeney... “Water is the most frequently used fluidic reagent is in clinical analyzers, and for labs handling thousands of samples a day, the choice of a water purification system is key to providing high-quality pure water and smooth operations.


Mass Spectrometry - 100 Years of Expertise

Mass Spectrometry: 100 Years of Expertise

Since the development of an aluminum oxide for adsorption chromatography in 1904, Merck has offered chromatography products and solutions of exceptional, application-oriented quality. Our columns, plates and mobile phases are used in mass spectrometry labs throughout the world.


Steritest™ system. Celebrating 40 years of excellence!

Steritest System: Celebrating 40 Years of Excellence

Accompanied by Dr. EZ – the Steritest Mascot – the Steritest™ system celebrates its 40th anniversary. You – Steritest – are considered to be a pioneer in sterility testing. How did things get started? Dr EZ: Dr. EZ – the Steritest MascotYes that's true. Merck's R&D and marketing teams were looking for a way to optimize the reliability of sterility testing and brought me to market in 1974 as first closed sterility testing device.


Corporate Responsibility & Corporate News Articles
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Chemical Synthesis Offerings Expanded

We have acquires Grzybowski Scientific Inventions to expand our chemical synthesis offering...

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Sparking Curiosity: Inspiring the Next Generation of Scientists

We have built a mobile, traveling science lab called the Curiosity Cube™. This 22x10-foot retrofitted shipping container is sparking scientific curiosity as it travels across the United States.


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Pittcon Conference and Expo 2017
Global Premiere of the next generation Milli-Q® System

Join us at Pittcon: March 5 - 9, 2017 in Chicago, IL to learn about our complete range of high-quality products for accurate & remarkable results in a variety of analytical applications... 


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World Class Partners: Merck + Sigma-Aldrich = the life science business of Merck

The life science business of Merck brings together the world-class products and services, innovative capabilities and exceptional talent of Merck and Sigma-Aldrich to create a global leader in the life science industry...


Tackling Global Challenges - Creating a culture of responsibility

Tackling Global Challenges: Creating a culture of responsibility

Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany is working with policy makers, industries and nonprofit organizations around the world to tackle the toughest societal challenges – from global climate change to broad access to health. And it’s making extraordinary progress in advancing solutions, as detailed in its newly released Corporate Responsibility Report 2014.


Supply Chain Resilience: Proud to be named Collaborator of the Year

Supply Chain Resilience: Proud to be named Collaborator of the Year

Our supply chain is an integral part of our business. We understand the importance of maintaining a strong and efficient global supply chain, and we're working closely with customers to anticipate potential disruptions and increase our reliability and responsiveness at every stage.


Winning by Design: Proud to be Greenest

Winning by Design: Proud to be greenest

We're proud to be the recent recipient of a prestigious Life Science Industry Award (LSIA) naming us Greenest Life Science Company of 2014. This honor is especially valued because it reflects the opinions of our peers and customers in the global life science industry: We were selected for the award through a survey of more than 5,000 scientists from 76 countries who are actively engaged in basic and clinical life science research as well as pharmaceutical R&D.


Energy Management: Honoring Energy Month<

Energy Management: Honoring Energy Month

Merck continuously explores and implements energy management and greenhouse gas emissions reduction measures to further increase its operational efficiency. This not only strengthens business performance, but it also provides a benefit to customers and the communities in which we operate.


Access to Clean Water. Clean Water Outside the Labs.

Access to clean water: Partnership with Charity: water

You may know Merck as a supplier of water purification products to laboratories and research facilities, but we also strive to provide clean drinking water to people around the globe. We recognize water as a basic human need and through donations, partnerships, and state of the art purification...


>Designing for Sustainability: EZ-Fit Manifold

Designing for Sustainability: EZ-Fit Manifold

Molsheim, 8:30 am, a springtime Monday morning: FabienThibault, Merck Product designer, leads a discussion with the BioMonitorng R&D team and Frederic Amstoutz, Product Manager Bioburden at Merck, to brainstorm the design of a new filtration system, the EZ-Fit Manifold.


Careers: Go Global

Careers: Go Global

For Damien Tuleu, a career at Merck has provided him with all sorts of unexpected opportunities. Now head of Merck's BioMonitoring business field, Damien has worked throughout the company and across the world since joining the organization in 1996. “The great thing about working here,” says Damien “is that you’re never stuck in one place. I’ve worked, lived, and traveled around the globe- and the job itself has evolved, too.”