HOUSTON – Rheonix and Life Technologies said this week that they have entered into a joint development agreement to develop and market a version of Rheonix's integrated molecular testing platform for applied markets such as food safety.

For Rheonix, the agreement will serve as a springboard for its platform – the Chemistry and Reagent Device, or CARD, consumable and associated Encompass MDx system – into the clinical diagnostic market, company executives said.

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