Fluidigm

The collaboration will make use of Fluidigm's automated microfluidic systems to accelerate the design of panels for translational and clinical researchers.

A 30 percent decrease in instrument revenue was tempered by a 23 percent uptick in consumables revenue.

Revenue increases for the firm's for high-throughput genomics and mass cytometry products were offset by declines in single-cell genomics product sales.

Fluidigm said that Q3 mass cytometry product revenue more than doubled to $10.3 million from $5.1 million in the year-ago period.

The system can measure dozens of markers at the single-cell level and, one researcher said, could aid studies of cellular heterogeneity in diseases like cancer.

The company gains global distribution rights for the Zurich team's histoCAT cytometry imaging software, which it will sell alongside its newly-launched Hyperion Imaging System.

Under the terms of the deal, Fluidigm has the right to commercialize the CFTR sample prep assay for research use on its Juno automated microfluidic system.

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