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Genetix Will Distribute Scienion Microarrays

NEW YORK, June 28 - The UK firm Genetix will distribute pre-arrayed gene chips produced by Germany's Scienion, the two companies said on June 14.

Scienion, based in Berlin, makes both standard and customized microarrays. It currently offers chips specialized for inflammatory and cardiovascular conditions, and plans to add further gene sets to this product line.

Financial specifics of the deal were not disclosed.

Genetix, based in New Milton, offers microarray, proteomic and genomic instruments and services.

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