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The deal covers AnaSpec's catalog and custom products.

In Vitro will distribute AnaSpec's peptides, fluorescent dyes, antibodies, and other products throughout Europe.

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Life Technologies' Custom Plus TaqMan assays, mouse copy number assays, Qubit 2.0 fluorometer, and bovine diarrhea diagnostic kit; TATAA Biocenter's new services; Amresco's Ready PCR Mix, 2X; and Eurogentec AnaSpec's FAST master mixes.

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AnaSpec introduces Eurogentec's Mesa Blue qPCR MasterMix; Idaho Technology launches training kit for Razor line of biothreat detection systems.

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Bioeasy will be a non-exclusive distributor of AnaSpec products in Brazil.

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GE Healthcare, OriGene, AnaSpec

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Olink Bioscience, AnaSpec

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Thermo Fisher PCR plates; Pall filter plates; AnaSpec qPCR master mixes, and Mo Bio DNA and RNA isolation kits

The purchase, for an undisclosed amount, gives Eurogentec AnaSpec's catalog antibodies and peptides and dye technology, while increasing the Belgian company's visibility in the US.

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Cancer researcher Alan Rabson has died at 92, the New York Times reports.

As the National Guideline Clearinghouse goes dark, the ECRI Institute says it will pick up the slack.

In Genome Research this week: sequencing method examines proteins parasite uses to evade immune system, L1 insertions in cancer, and more.

The Atlantic reports on private Facebook support groups for people who receive unexpected parentage results from direct-to-consumer genetic tests.