Douglas Scientific Private Equity Firms Cinven, Astorg to Acquire LGC LGC provides customers across multiple markets with reference materials, proficiency testing, oligonucleotides, genomics reagents, and instrumentation. LGC Doubles Genomics Division With Douglas, Biosearch Buys; Makes North America Axis of Operations Premium The UK-based firm plans to marry its core strengths with the probes and PCR platforms, and to build its sales force in the US. LGC Acquires Douglas Scientific LGC said it plans to use Douglas Scientific's PCR and qPCR platforms to provide customers with enhanced high-throughput genotyping and qPCR instruments. Douglas Scientific Doubles Throughput with Launch of IntelliQube PCR Platform Premium The automated platform runs a higher-throughput version of the firm's Array Tape. Douglas Scientific, LGC Ink Distribution Pact NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – LGC will distribute Douglas Scientific's Array Tape laboratory automation platform in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, according to an agreement announced today. Jan 30, 2014 Douglas Scientific, EnviroLogix Ink Distribution Pact for Combined Array Tape, DNAble Offering Premium Jul 26, 2012 EnviroLogix, Douglas Scientific Partner for Nucleic Acid Analysis Premium Jul 24, 2012 EnviroLogix, Douglas Scientific Partner on Nucleic Acid Analysis Jul 19, 2012 Life Tech, Douglas Scientific Pact Expands Ag Bio Market, Opens Up New Arenas for Both Firms Premium Jul 13, 2012 Life Tech, Douglas Scientific Partner on High-throughput Genotyping Products Mar 28, 2012 Applied BioCode Licenses Magnetic Bead Patents to Douglas for Ag-bio Platform Breaking News European Commission Outlines Intended Restorative Measures for Blocked Illumina-Grail Deal Cross-Trait Meta-Analysis Explores Potential Pleiotropy Across Psychiatric Conditions Bactobio Raises £6M in Private Financing Top Five Articles on GenomeWeb Last Week: Amazon Omics, Ashkenazi Jewish Population History, More AnPac Bio to Raise $5M in Private Placement The Scan Team Tracks Down Potential Blood Plasma Markers Linked to Heart Failure in Atrial Fibrillation Patients Researchers in BMC Genomics found 10 differentially expressed proteins or metabolites that marked atrial fibrillation with heart failure cases. Study Points to Synonymous Mutation Effects on E. Coli Enzyme Activity Researchers in Nature Chemistry saw signs of enzyme activity shifts in the presence of synonymous mutations in a multiscale modeling analysis of three Escherichia coli genes. Team Outlines Paternal Sample-Free Single-Gene Approach for Non-Invasive Prenatal Screening With data for nearly 9,200 pregnant individuals, researchers in Genetics in Medicine demonstrate the feasibility of their carrier screening and reflex single-gene non-invasive prenatal screening approach. Germline-Targeting HIV Vaccine Shows Promise in Phase I Trial A National Institutes of Health-led team reports in Science that a broadly neutralizing antibody HIV vaccine induced bnAb precursors in 97 percent of those given the vaccine.