The deal is expected to help Takara Bio Group expand its presence in next-generation sequencing library preparation and other markets.
Agilent will offer Rubicon's amplification kits alongside one of its pre-screen kits, both of which are used in reproductive health testing.
The deal is expected to broaden Takara's portfolio of products for next-generation sequencing library preparation and genetic analysis.
The agreement will allow Rubicon offer Curio's software as a commercial bioinformatics solution for its ThruPlex Tag-seq library preparation kits.
The license covers SomaGenics' RealSeq-AC technology, which is designed to reduce library preparation bias in order to improve small RNA quantification.
The partnership with the consulting firm follows a series of distribution agreements Rubicon has inked for both the US and international markets.
The deal gives Beckman Coulter non-exclusive distribution rights in the US and Canada to the NGS library preparation kits for cell-free DNA in plasma.
The firm announced distribution agreements with Delonix Healthcare in India and Biocena in Poland, but did not provide financial or other details.
The non-exclusive deal enables Eurofins to distribute all of Rubicon's products in Canada and the US.
NPR reports that researchers in Italy are testing a gene drive aimed at controlling mosquito populations.
Researchers may experience the effects of the government shutdown for a while, the Los Angeles Times reports.
A new study finds that the majority of patients at a Tijuana clinic received a diagnosis after first-line genome sequencing, the San Diego Union-Tribune reports.
In Genome Biology this week: post-transcriptional modification-based stratification of glioblastoma, single-cell analysis of gene expression and methylation in human iPSCs, and more.