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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Leica Biosystems today announced it has acquired Kreatech Diagnostics for an undisclosed amount.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Exact Sciences said in its 10-K filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission this week that in December it entered into an amendment to a licensing agreement pursuant to which Hologic granted the company a non-exclusive worldwide license to certain Hologic pat

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Kreatech Diagnostics and Oridis Biomarkers today said that they will co-develop and commercialize DNA-FISH assays for oncology applications.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Rubicon Genomics has signed an agreement to provide Kreatech Diagnostics with its OmniPlex-D whole-genome amplification technology.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Kreatech Diagnostics today announced a distribution agreement covering Iris Sample Processing's automated fluorescent in situ hybridization sample preparation product.

The partners plan to co-develop fluorescent in situ hybridization probes for genetic targets in bone and soft tissue tumors.

The deal covers Kreatech's ULS technology that features a two-step labeling procedure "that allows the use of a broad range of fluorescent labels and haptens."

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