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Biotage Introduces New SNAP XL Flash Purification Cartridges for Large Scale Separations

Biotage announced 2 new additions to its SNAP XL family of cartridges for large scale and development purification.

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Uppsala, Sweden (PressReleaser) March 01, 2011 — Biotage® (STO: BIOT), a leading supplier of tools and technology for analytical and medicinal chemistry, announced 2 new additions to its SNAP XL family of cartridges for large scale and development purification. Released in both 750g and 1500g sizes, the new cartridges offer powerful solutions for reverse phase chromatography (KP-C18-HS) and also optimized silica for the separation of amines (KP-NH).

The 2 new cartridge sizes address a growing need for 100g+ scale purifications and offer chemists increased efficiency while reducing running costs. Additionally, the application of reverse phase flash chromatography and the separation of amines are growing trends in pharmaceutical drug development.

“There is growing market demand for large scale flash purification cartridges and we have collaborated with key customers to focus our product development efforts on pressing needs of chemists working in this area.” says Sunil Rana, Biotage product manager for flash purification “With the introduction of these new cartridges, Biotage now offers a solution for practically every scale-up situation.”

Alongside the industry leading KP-Sil cartridges for normal phase chromatography, these new SNAP XL cartridges further compliment Biotage's portfolio of flash chromatography solutions which offer seamless scalability from milligrams to 100+ grams. The overall SNAP cartridge line offers the widest range of options covering the chemist’s needs from the routine to highly specialized or complex separations.

For more information on the Biotage SNAP XL flash purification cartridges, please email product_info@biotage.com or visit www.biotage.com

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For further press information at Biotage please contact:
Rob Thompson
Director of Marketing Communications
10430 Harris Oaks Blvd., Suite C,
Charlotte, NC USA 28269
Tel: +1 704 654 4847
Fax: +1 704 654 4917
Email: rob.thompson@biotage.com

About Biotage 
Biotage offers solutions, knowledge and experience in the areas of analytical and medicinal chemistry. The customers include the world’s top pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, as well as leading academic institutes. The company is headquartered in Uppsala, Sweden, and has offices in the United States, United Kingdom and Japan. Biotage has 272 employees and had sales of 428.9 MSEK in 2010. Biotage is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic Stock Exchange. Website: www.biotage.com

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Contact Information

Rob Thompson
Biotage
+1 704 654 4847

http://www.biotage.com