This article and headline have been updated from a previous version, which incorrectly stated that Kreatech, not NuGen, markets the Ovation product line.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — NuGen Technologies will integrate Kreatech’s Universal Linkage System into its FL-Ovation cDNA fluorescent module, NuGen said today.
Under the non-exclusive agreement, Kreatech will supply NuGen with its ULS labeling system for one- and two-color microarray analysis.
NuGen will combine the new labeling module with its RNA aplification product line to provide a sample-preparation workflow for gene expression analysis projects performed with Agilent's DNA microarrays.
NuGen said that by using only picograms of RNA, its systems allow small and degraded RNA samples to be amplified into micrograms of cDNA, which can then be “fragmented and labeled for same-day hybridization to Agilent DNA microarrays or used for direct qPCR.”
NuGen expects to start marketing the FL-Ovation cDNA modules this fall.
Financial terms of the agreement were not released.