Fluidigm said today that it has initiated an early-access program for its new C1 Single-Cell AutoPrep System for single-cell gene expression studies.

The new platform, the company claims, for the first time enables researchers to isolate cells, extract RNA, then reverse transcribe and pre-amplify mRNA transcripts automatically in order to detect and analyze cellular activity.

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