By Ben Butkus

NuGen and WaferGen Biosystems have struck a pact to develop and market workflows that combine NuGen's sample prep and preamplification technology with WaferGen's SmartChip high-density and –throughput real-time PCR system.

The partnership is expected to enable WaferGen's customers to conduct SmartChip-based gene expression experiments starting with exceedingly little or degraded genetic material, the company said.

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