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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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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.