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Alphametrix to Sell SciGene Products in Germany, Austria

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Alphametrix will sell SciGene’s entire line of products in Germany and Austria under an exclusive agreement announced by the firms on Friday.
 
Sunnyvale, Calif.-based SciGene makes automated platforms for hybridization and post-hybridization processing of microarrays. Among its products are the Little Dipper Microarray Processor, Mai Tai Hybridization System, and NoZone Workstations.
 
SciGene said that it selected Rödermark, Germany-based AlphaMetrix as its distributor due to its experience in the microarray market.

The Scan

Boosters Chasing Variants

The New York Times reports that an FDA advisory panel is to weigh updated booster vaccines for COVID-19.

Not Yet

The World Health Organization says monkeypox is not yet a global emergency, the Washington Post reports.

More Proposed for Federal Research

Science reports that US House of Representatives panels are seeking to increase federal research funding.

PLOS Papers on Breast Cancer Metastasis, Left-Sided Cardiac Defects, SARS-CoV-2 Monitoring

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