NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Invitrogen said after the close of the market on Tuesday that it has received US Food and Drug Administration clearance to sell its new transplant diagnostics system.
 
The Carlsbad, Calif.-based firm received 510(k) clearance for its DynaChip Antibody Analysis System, an automated chip-based system for human leukocyte antibody detection and identification. The tests are run on protein arrays developed by the company.
 

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