NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – British science services firm LGC today said that it has licensed Abbott's Ibis T5000 Biosensor System and will work with Abbott to develop commercial applications for the molecular diagnostics platform.

Under terms of the alliance, the partners will jointly identify and develop commercial diagnostic applications for the T5000, which is currently sold for research uses. LGC received an exclusive license to develop non-clinical applications in the UK and a non-exclusive license to develop clinical and food-testing applications.

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Jan
30
Sponsored by
Loop Genomics

This webinar will provide a comparison of several next-generation sequencing (NGS) approaches — including short-read 16S, whole-genome sequencing (WGS), and synthetic long-read sequencing technology — for use in microbiome research studies.