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Tm Extends Alliance With Luminex to Sell Dx Products On xMAP Platform

NEW YORK, March 29 (GenomeWeb News) - Tm Bioscience has extended for  multiple additional years an agreement with Luminex to sell DNA-based molecular diagnostics that operate on Luminex's xMAP platform, Tm said today.


All of Tm's genetic tests use its Tag-It Universal Array platform. Tm's assays, meantime, use Luminex's xMAP platform.


The original agreement between the two companies, launched in 2001, expired yesterday. The renegotiated deal incorporates "similar terms" to the original, including the ability for Tm to distribute such xMAP systems as the new LX200 instrument, Tm said.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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