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Allegro Has Provided Liquid-Dispensing Technology to Beckman Coulter

NEW YORK, Feb. 3 - Allegro Technologies has provided its spot-on liquid dispensing technology to Beckman Coulter, the company said Saturday.


Beckman will use the technology in its Nanomek liquid-transfer module, which it is previewing at this week's Lab Automation meeting in Palm Springs, Calif.


According to Allegro, a liquid-handling technology company based in Dublin, Ireland, spot-on technology allows to deliver reagent volumes between 50 nanoliters and 20 microliters.

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