In the first joint sale announced since their $5.5 million legal settlement, Genomic Solutions and PerkinElmer announced they had sold the GeneTac biochip system to the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India.

The institute will use the major robotic component, the G3 Library Management System for colony picking, arraying, gridding, and storing DNA microarrays into a database. The GeneTac HybStation, which has not yet been shipped, will be used to hybridize microarrays, and the GeneTac LS IV laser imager will scan arrays for image analysis.

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