By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A*STAR Institute of Microelectronics today announced it has signed an agreement to advance QuantuMDx's DNA sequencing nanowire biosensor to the point of commercialization.

QMDx, based in the UK, is developing a handheld all-in-one DNA sequencer, which is currently in prototype. The collaboration leverages Singapore-based A*STAR's silicon-based nanowire technology to develop technology for the simultaneous detection of large numbers of difference cells and biomaterials.

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