Maravai was launched in 2014 by private equity firm GTCR in partnership with two former Gen-Probe executives.
The joint GenomeWeb/Bank of America survey showed that most respondents had one preferred supplier despite the prevalence of a multitude of online catalogs.
The company will integrate the oligonucleotide manufacturer with two of its existing sections to form a new Nucleic Acid Chemistry business unit.
The arrangement will allow Illumina to market and promote Kailos' research solutions for pharmacogenetic target enrichment.
Kits with the affected products may not be able to fully extract nucleic acids from samples and detect infection or provide a correct diagnosis.
The certification enables the reagent maker to create optimizing products for use beyond the research market.
Roche said the acquisition will strengthen its next-generation sequencing product offerings.
The partners will combine the sciFlexarrayer with Anteo's reagents to improve the functionality and shelf-life of activated glass and polymer slides and other arrays.
The reagent supplier now has three Japanese distributors following a 2013 deal with GeneDesign as a representative throughout that country.
Sigma-Aldrich will take over distribution of Roche's Biochemical Reagents product portfolio so Roche can focus on other areas of its business.
The Oregon state Senate unanimously passed a bill that would make it easier for people convicted of crimes to initiate DNA testing of evidence, according to the Associated Press.
People reports that researchers have uncovered genetic variants that lead people to always feel full.
Florida state senators are to weigh a bill prohibiting life insurance companies from using genetic information in coverage decisions, according to Florida Politics.
In Genome Research this week: metagenomic sequencing assay that detects pathogens in cerebrospinal fluid, single-tube long fragment read approach, and more.