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66 -- Oxygraph 2k Equipment

Notice Date
Notice Type
334516 — Analytical Laboratory Instrument Manufacturing
Contracting Office
Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, Station Support/Simplified Acquisitions, 31 Center Drive, Room 1B59, Bethesda, Maryland, 20892
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Solicitation Number
Archive Date
Point of Contact
Jasmine D Snoddy, Phone: 301 594 1571
E-Mail Address
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This is a notice of intent, not a request for a proposal. A solicitation document will not be issued and proposals will not be requested. The National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) Station Support/Simplified Acquisition (SS/SA) Branch, on behalf of the National Institute Aging(NIA)-Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging intends to negotiate and award on sole source purchase order to Oroboros Instruments Ltd,Schopfster, 18, A-6020, Innsbruck, Austria to purchase the Oxygraph 2k equipment and one year warranty. In order to scientifically assess the muscle tissue harvested, NIA will be evaluating the muscle by measuring the oxidative phosphorylation that occurs in vitro in single cell preparations of muscle tissue. NIA can define the cause of sarcopenia and possible ways of slowing that processes as it is believed to be central to frailty and thus one of the primary adverse events in the aging process. Delivery is 10 weeks. Oroboros Instruments Ltd is the manufacturer of the Oxygraph 2k equipment for mitochondrial studies in cell physiology and pathology. Oroboros Instruments Ltd has access to proprietary information of the Oxygraph 2k and parts needed for effective repair of the unit should it malfunction. The acquisition is being conducted under simplified acquisition using FAR Part 12 procedures and exempt from the requirement of FAR Part 6, Competition Requirement. This notice of intent is not a request for competitive proposals. Interested parties may identify their interest and capabilities in response to this synopsis. The determination by the Government not to compete the proposed contract based upon responses to this notice is solely with the discretion of the Government. Comments to this announcement, referencing synopsis number 2005541 may be submitted to the NIDA, Station Support/Simplified Acquisition Branch, 31 Center Drive, Room 1B59, Bethesda, Maryland 20892-2080 and Attention: Jasmine Snoddy, Contract Specialist.
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Address: Bethesda, Maryland, 20892, United States
Zip Code: 20892
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