NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Sample prep firm Sygnis today announced a non-exclusive deal with BioCat to distribute the True Prime Single Cell WGA kit for DNA amplification, Sygnis' first proprietary product.

The True Prime Single Cell WGA kit uses a novel multiple displacement amplification method to amplify total genomic DNA of single cells for next-generation sequencing. It will be the first in a series of TruePrime products for DNA or RNA amplification and is expected to be launched in January 2015, the firm said in a statement.

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