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VigeneTech, CapitalBio to Integrate Protein Array, Image Analysis Technologies

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Imaging data analysis developer VigeneTech said today that it has formed a partnership with Chinese biochip maker CapitalBio to develop protein array analysis solutions.
Under the agreement, the companies will integrate VigeneTech’s OEM software with CapitalBio’s LuxScan microarray scanners to market “fully integrated and personalized solutions,” CapitalBio said in a statement.
The first OEM products under the agreement will be developed around VigeneTech’s MicroVigene microarray image analysis software, and the hardware control component will be embedded in the MicroVigene protein array analysis suite. The firms believe it will “fulfill all of the demands of high quality and high throughput needed for array applications in all areas of clinical diagnostics and life science research.”
Financial terms of the alliance were not disclosed.

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