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Kreatech to Supply Qiagen Amplification Kits with Its Universal Linkage System

NEW YORK, June 8 (GenomeWeb News) - Kreatech Biotechnology will market Qiagen's Repli-g whole-gnome amplification kits in combination with its Universal Linkage System, the companies said today.


Kreatech will gain global distribution rights for Repli-g for use with the ULS in microarray applications in the life science research markets.


It will also develop and manufacture microarray WGA amplification and labeling kits for genomic DNA and for array CGH applications, the statement said.


Financial details were not disclosed.

The Scan

For Better Odds

Bloomberg reports that a child has been born following polygenic risk score screening as an embryo.

Booster Decision Expected

The New York Times reports the US Food and Drug Administration is expected to authorize a booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech SARS-CoV-2 vaccine this week for individuals over 65 or at high risk.

Snipping HIV Out

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports Temple University researchers are to test a gene-editing approach for treating HIV.

PLOS Papers on Cancer Risk Scores, Typhoid Fever in Colombia, Streptococcus Protection

In PLOS this week: application of cancer polygenic risk scores across ancestries, genetic diversity of typhoid fever-causing Salmonella, and more.