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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bio-Rad Laboratories and Inpeco today announced a deal to build interfaces between Bio-Rad's clinical diagnostics platforms and Inpeco's FlexLab system.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Response Biomedical today said that it has signed a new, nonexclusive deal for Fisher HealthCare to distribute its portfolio of infectious disease tests in the US.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – SQI Diagnostics and Algorithme Pharma today said they are co-developing a proof-of-concept assay for immunogenicity testing of heparin and heparin-based low molecular weight biosimilar compounds.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Australian biomarker-based diagnostic firm Healthlinx today announced a distribution deal to begin offering its OvPlex test in India in the third quarter.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – PositiveID said today that its subsidiary MicroFluidic Systems is partnering with the University of Nevada to complete development of PositiveID's biodosimetry cartridge for measuring radiation levels.

Strong sales of its clinical systems and consumables pushed the firm's top line up 35 percent, while Cepheid turned in its third consecutive quarter of GAAP profitability.

The acquisition is expected to help build Myriad's companion diagnostics franchise.

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At a meeting this week, researchers and others discussed the regulatory oversight needed for germline genome editing.

The US Food and Drug Administration has asked questions about Myriad Genetics' GeneSight test, according to Bloomberg.

Researchers report that neutrophil extracellular traps appear to binds gallstones together, according to New Scientist.

In Science this week: approach to infer genotype-by-environment interaction from genetic variants associated with phenotypic variability, and more.