By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Roche Applied Science today said that it has inked an OEM agreement with IT-IS Life Sciences for distribution of the new LightCycler Nano instrument.

UK-based IT-IS will manufacture the new instrument for Roche, which said that it will complete the firm's portfolio for low-throughput real-time PCR systems. Roche intends to launch the system in mid-2011.

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