NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – UK molecular diagnostics firm Lumora today announced a supply agreement with Promega for use of its luciferase in Lumora's Bioluminescent Assay in Real-Time, or BART, technology.

The deal is the first commercial molecular diagnostic application for Promega's Ultra-Glo luciferase, Lumora said. Its BART technology, a novel reporter system, is used with isothermal nucleic acid amplification technology and causes a sample to light up when a diagnostic test result is positive.

Financial and other terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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