NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Becton Dickinson's BD Life Sciences division and Seegene will co-develop multiplex real-time PCR reagents for the BD Max system, the firms announced today.

The deal gives BD worldwide commercialization rights to multiplex tests developed by Seegene for BD's molecular diagnostics platform. The tests will be based on Seegene's core enabling multiplex PCR methods and chemistries: dual-priming oligonucleotide (DPO), tagging oligonucleotide capture and extension (TOCE), and MuDT assay reagents.

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