By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bioo Scientific and Jungwoo F&B are partnering in an effort to improve methods of cancer diagnosis and treatment, the Austin, Texas-based company said on Monday.

As part of the collaboration Bioo will develop kits for use on Jungwoo's Image Oriented Navigation Laser Microdissection Device imaging platform. Bioo will also develop kits for global microRNA profiling and for protein extraction for peptide analysis of tumor samples using mass spectrometry.

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