Bioke

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – RainDance Technologies and Bioke today announced a distribution deal covering parts of Europe.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bioké has signed an agreement to distribute Trinean products in the Netherlands and Germany, the firms announced today.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bioké and Advanced Cell Diagnostics today announced a distribution deal covering the Benelux region.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Gen-Probe disclosed in its annual 2011 earnings document that it has lost almost $41 million in its investment in Pacific Biosciences as of the end of 2011.

The firm inked deals with distributors in the Netherlands and India.

The European office is the third CST has created outside its home base since 2008. Meanwhile, the restructuring of its PhosphoScan services business is expected to bring in between $10 million and $20 million in revenues in five years.

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.