Can 3M s Microfluidics-Card Technology Aid Third Wave s Invader to Rival ABI s TaqMan? | GenomeWeb

A version of Third Wave Technologies’ flagship Invader DNA and RNA detection system would be available with microfluidic technology made by 3M under a supply pact with 3M Bioanalytical Technologies, the companies said last week.

Third Wave spokesman Rod Hise said the two companies would produce a microfluidic card equipped with an Invader assay. He would not discuss product applications and timelines until “sometime in the fourth quarter.” The product, if successful, may eventually share a market with ABI’s TaqMan.

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