NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Agena Bioscience and PerkinElmer said today that they have agreed to incorporate PerkinElmer's LabChip GX Touch nucleic acid analyzer for the quality assessment and quantitation of DNA into the upfront workflow of Agena's MassArray system.

Specifically, the companies are focusing on targeting circulating tumor DNA for liquid biopsy applications, where the combined systems support a low-cost, sample-to-result workflow that can be completed in a single day.

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