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Bayer Will Use Stratagene s QPCR Platform to Develop Instrument for IVD Market

NEW YORK, March 14 (GenomeWeb News) - Stratagene said today that Bayer Healthcare's diagnostics division will purchase minimally customized versions of Stratagene's Mx3005P QPCR instrument for use in a new platform Bayer is developing for molecular diagnostic tests.


As reported last week in BioCommerce Week, a GenomeWeb News sister publication, Stratagene will develop customized software and system features for the Mx3005P instrument for Bayer, and will receive milestone payments based upon its completion of this customization and regulatory activities needed to meet Bayer's clinical requirements.


Bayer will use the instruments as components in its modular quantitative PCR systems, which will expand Bayer's product portfolio in the in vitro diagnostic market, the companies said.

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