NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Nanion Technologies and Axion Biosystems today announced a distribution deal covering Europe and China.

Under the terms of the agreement, Nanion will immediately distribute, service, and support Axion's single-well microelectrode array system called the Muse, as well as the Maestro system, a multiwall MEA system with high-throughput screening capabilities. The deal comes amid growing demand for "disease-in-a-dish" assays and functional safety screening, the companies said.

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