NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Celera Corporation and Abbott announced today that they have revised their strategic alliance agreement, moving from a profit-sharing deal to new worldwide distribution and royalty agreements.

Under one of these agreements, Abbott will have the right to exclusively distribute certain Celera-manufactured molecular diagnostic products. A second agreement gives Celera royalties on sales of m2000 real-time PCR system reagents, instruments, services, and related consumables.

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Parabon NanoLabs is partnering with law enforcement to use genetic genealogy approaches to solve cold cases, Buzzfeed News reports.

A Columbia University-led team used emergency contact information from medical records to create family trees and estimate disease heritability.

In Science this week: ancient Southeast Asian genomes provide insight on human migration, and more.

NPR says a new report recommends that former research chimpanzees should be moved to retirement sanctuaries unless that move would shorten their lives.