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The firms will collaborate on creating and co-marketing array technologies for research and clinical diagnostics.

The partners will work together to develop serological assays measuring antibodies to determine patient immunity to diseases for which vaccines exist.

Axela and Hutman Diagnostics last week announced progress in the co-development of a multiplex pathogen detection system.

Axela and Hutman Diagnostics have announced an agreement that will deliver a microarray-based, sample-to-answer pathogen detection platform to market next year.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Axela today announced a development deal to integrate Thermal Gradient's rapid PCR technology into Axela's Flow-Thru Chip automated workflow.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Multiplex instrument developer Axela today announced the hiring of investment bank AmeriTech Advisors to explore strategic opportunities for the firm.

Axela and OvaGene Oncology this week announced a partnership that will see OvaGene's gene signatures related to ovarian cancer treatment become available on Axela's Ziplex array platform.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Mount Sinai Services in Toronto and Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston are collaborating to test Axela's Risk of Recurrence Assay, the company said today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Isogen Life Science will distribute Axela's multiplex biomarker platforms in Benelux and Spain under an agreement announced by the firms today.

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Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.

Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.

China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports. 

In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.