Heritage Global Partners is auctioning a great offering of processing and laboratory equipment from Locanabio, including equipment manufactured by Agilent, Beckman Coulter, Eppendorf and Thermo Scientific. The online auction closes on the 19th of January.​ Biotechnology firm Locanabio was launched in 2016. The firm develops genetic therapies targeting RNA for the treatment of genetic neurodegenerative and neuromuscular diseases including Duchenne muscular dystrophy, myotonic dystrophy type 1, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and frontotemporal dementia. The decision to discontinue Locanabio’s operations was announced by the firm in November.

Lots featured in the sale include: Sartorius Stedim Biostat B-DCU bioreactor system, Sartorius BioStat STR3 bioreactor (2022), AKTA Pilot 600 (2022), AKTA Avant 150 (2022), Sartorius AMBR 250 modular benchtop bioreactor system, Unchained Labs Stunner, Sciex PA 800 Plus, Bio-Rad QX ONE Droplet digital PCR system, (2) Beckman Coulter ViCell BLU cell viability analyzer, Bio-Rad ChemiDoc MP imaging system, Zeiss Axio Scan Z1 microscope, Molecular Devices ImageXpress Pico, (2) Bio-Rad automated droplet generator, Bio-Rad CFX Opus 384 RT-PCR system, Eppendorf 5910 Ri centrifuge, Meso Scale Diagnostics 1300 MESO QuickPlex SQ (2021), (2) Thermo Scientific Vanquish HPLC systems, (3) New Brunswick Innova 42 incubator shakers, Agilent 4200 TapeStation and much more.

The assets are located in San Diego, California and can be inspected by appointment only.

Asset advisory and full service auction firm Heritage Global Partners operates across more than 25 industries, including the oil and gas, pharmaceutical, automotive and food and beverage sectors. The firm conducts around 200 auctions every year – ranging from single asset dispositions to entire turnkey facilities and complete factories.