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Tm Bioscience to Provide Quest with Tag-It Reagents for Genetic Tests

NEW YORK, May 18 (GenomeWeb News) - Tm Bioscience will supply Quest Diagnostics with Tag-It reagents for genetic tests, the companies said yesterday.


Under the agreement, Tm Bioscience will initially provide its analyte specific reagents for eight genes. Mutations in these genes occur at a higher frequency in the Ashkenazi Jewish population.


The companies did not disclose any financial details.


Tm Bioscience's Tag-It assays use a proprietary tag system and operate on a Luminex xMap bead-based array system.

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