NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Advanced Cell Diagnostics announced today a preferred partnership agreement with Dundee, UK-based MicroMatrices to develop applications of its RNAscope technology.

ACD's RNAscope assays allow for single RNA molecule detection of formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded tissue samples, offering quantitative molecular detection with morphological context in a single assay. MicroMatrices has expertise in using RNAscope to detect RNA-based biomarkers in situ, the companies said in a statement, and will now aim to develop preclinical applications of the technology.

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