NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Fluigent will distribute RAN Biotechnologies' products in Europe, RAN announced today.

RAN is a provider of chemicals for microfluidic and biotech applications, including fluorosurfactants and microfluidic surface coatings for stabilizing water-in-oil emulsions for droplet microfluidics and encapsulating biological molecules, such as DNA, RNA, cells, and proteins. According to the Beverly, Mass.-based firm, droplet microfluidics is an alternative to lab-on-a-chip technology that is compatible with many chemicals and biological molecules.

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