News on automation and liquid handling systems for diagnostic labs.
Integra Biosciences Acquires Miroculus
Miroculus has been developing microfluidics-based sample automation platforms for next-generation sequencing and launched its instrument in 2020.
RevoluGen, Tecan Ink Deal for Automated High Molecular Weight DNA Extraction Tech
The agreement will allow RevoluGen to launch the automated version of its Fire Monkey high molecular weight DNA extraction kit early next year.
Integrated DNA Technologies, Beckman Coulter Ink Distribution Deal for NGS Library Prep System
Under the terms of the deal, IDT will distribute Beckman Coulter's Biomek NGenius next-generation sequencing library prep system.
Pacific Biosciences Partners with Japan's iLAC, RBI on Automated Sequencing Workflows
The automated workflows will use the Robotic Biology Institute's LabDroid to support whole-genome sequencing, targeted sequencing, and RNA isoform sequencing.
Tecan touts the new platform, named MagicPrep NGS, as providing push-button NGS library prep while being user-friendly, reliable, and reproducible.