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Austrian Institute of Technology to Use Arrayit Platform

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Austrian Institute of Technology will use Arrayit's Microarray Platform in its microbial diagnostics programs aimed at medical, environmental, and food safety testing, the company said today.

With nine locations in Austria, AIT conducts microarray, genotyping, gene expression, DNA methylation, and antibody and protein microarray research.

AIT also plans to develop system-integrated bio and nanosensors to improve medical diagnostics and therapies, for food safety control, and for environmental uses, the company said.

Financial terms of the agreement were not released.

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