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Hitachi to Deliver Response Genetics’ Clinical Sample Testing Tech in Asia-Pacific

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Response Genetics today said it has struck an agreement with Hitachi Chemical that will allow Hitachi to use its genetic diagnostic testing methods and services for formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded tissue samples in Southeast Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. 
Hitachi will also give Response Genetics access to “potential new testing services customers” in Asia for its FFPE clinical sample testing technology, the company said.
Response Genetics said it will provide Hitachi with technical information and assistance related to its testing services and the two companies will split the revenues that come from the collaboration.
The countries the partnership covers include Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Taiwan, Mongolia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, and the Philippines.

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