NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Applied BioCode today said it has expanded an existing licensing and supply agreement with PerkinElmer for the use of Applied BioCode's Barcoded Magnetic Bead technology. 

The amended non-exclusive deal provides PerkinElmer access to Applied BioCode's 4,096-plex BMB patents, as well as the BioCode MDx 3000 high-throughput system for the Asian markets. PerkinElmer will develop market-specific multiplexed molecular diagnostics for infectious diseases for the BioCode MDx 3000 platform and distribute them into select Asian markets, Applied BioCode said. 

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

The UK's Human Fertility and Embryology Authority calls for consumer genetic testing companies to warn customers that testing could uncover family secrets, according to the Guardian.

The New York Times reports that United Nations delegates have been discussing how to govern the genetic resources of the deep sea.

Researchers have transplanted edited cells into mice that appear to combat cocaine addiction, New Scientist reports.

In PNAS this week: analysis of proteolytic enzymes secreted by circulating tumor cells, phylogenetic study of Fv1 evolution, and more.