NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – SciGene has licensed reagents from Life Technologies division Invitrogen for use in a new sample prep system.

The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based firm said that it would incorporate reagents from Invitrogen's BioPrime Total Genomic Labeling System into a kit for use on SciGene's ArrayPrep Target Preparation System, a new instrument that it is developing for automated labeling, purification, and loading of DNA samples onto microarrays for performing aCGH tests.

Terms of the license were not disclosed.

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