NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies will distribute Advanced Cell Diagnostics' fluorescent RNAscope portfolio of probes and kits to the research market, the firms said today.

RNAscope is used to identify and validate RNA biomarkers in tissue for research, molecular diagnostics, and companion diagnostics. As more and more biomarkers from microarray and next-generation sequencing technologies are being discovered, Life Tech and ACD said, there is a need for identifying the specific cell types in the tissues that express them.

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