NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Luminex said after the close of the market on Tuesday it has extended its global supply and distribution agreement with EMD Millipore.

The deal with EMD Millipore, the Life Science division of Merck KGaA, is anticipated to further the development of protein assays by EMD Millipore for Luminex's xMAP platform, the Austin, Texas-based firm said. EMD Millipore also will continue to offer all of Luminex's xMAP systems, including the Magpix, Luminex 100/200, and Flexmap 3D.

Financial and other terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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