NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies will supply Covaris's DNA fragmenting system with its Ion PGM and Ion Proton sequencers, Woburn, Mass.-based Covaris said after the close of the market Wednesday.

The agreement enables Life Tech to supply the Covaris M220 Focused-ultrasonicator system with the Ion Torrent systems. The M220 has reduced start-up time to less than two minutes and has an integrated cooling system, said Covaris.

Financial and other terms were not disclosed.

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