NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies today announced a partnership with PIKA Weihenstephan to provide molecular methods of detecting spoilage organisms to the brewing and beverage industry.

The deal combines Life Tech's PCR instruments with PIKA Weihenstephan's PCR-based tests and Fast Orange Nutrient Broth. Combining the technologies allows brewers to shorten the time-to-result by several days and results in more information from the brewing process, Life Tech said.

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