Agilent Technologies, Inc. is engaged in providing application-focused solutions that include instruments, software, services and consumables for the entire laboratory workflow. It operates in the life sciences, diagnostics and applied chemical markets. Its life sciences and applied markets business offers application-focused solutions that include instruments and software that enable customers to identify, quantify and analyze the physical and biological properties of substances and products. Its diagnostics and genomics businesses are comprised of six areas of activity, providing active pharmaceutical ingredients for oligo-based therapeutics as well as solutions that include reagents, instruments, software, and consumables which enable customers in the clinical and life sciences research areas to interrogate samples at the cellular and molecular level. Its product categories include liquid chromatography systems and components and liquid chromatography mass spectrometry systems.