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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – WaferGen BioSystems said in a regulatory document that revenues for its first quarter more than doubled year over year.
It separately also announced a stock sale by shareholders of up to more than 112 million shares.

WaferGen Biosystems this week launched the SmartChip TE, a PCR-based target-enrichment product for sample preparation prior to targeted re-sequencing on next-generation platforms.

Name: Andrew Brooks
Title: Chief operating officer, RUCDR Infinite Biologics

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – WaferGen Biosystems reported that its fourth-quarter revenues increased more than 700 percent year over year as sales of its PCR products grew.

WaferGen Biosystems said this week that the Salk Institute for Biological Studies has established a nano-qPCR core laboratory that will feature a WaferGen SmartChip system for high-throughput, real-time PCR studies.

WaferGen Biosystems said this week that it has inked a co-marketing agreement with Qiagen KK, Qiagen's Japanese subsidiary, to jointly promote WaferGen's SmartChip Real-Time PCR system and consumable chips with Qiagen's PCR assays and, eventually, sequencing products.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — WaferGen Biosystems and Qiagen KK, the Japanese subsidiary of Qiagen, said today that they have inked a co-marketing agreement for genomics products.

WaferGen Biosystems and collaborators in the laboratory of Jo Vandesompele at the University of Ghent have developed a PCR-based target enrichment workflow using WaferGen's SmartChip real-time PCR system, the company said this week.

Quest Diagnostics has been awarded US Patent No. 8,346,485, "Methods and apparatuses for estimating initial target nucleic acid concentration in a sample by modeling background signal and cycle-dependent amplification efficiency of a polymerase chain reaction."

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