One Cell Systems And Empire Genomics Initiate DNA Probe Product Development and Distribution Agreement
11/10/2008 12:01:28 PM
CAMBRIDGE, MA and BUFFALO, NY--(Marketwire - November 10, 2008) - One Cell Systems, Inc. and Empire Genomics LLC today announced a broad DNA probe product development and distribution agreement in which Empire will develop locus specific DNA probes for One Cell for slide based fluorescent in situ hybridization (FISH) applications. In addition, Empire will be able to co-market One Cell's existing synthetic oligonucleotide probes for chromosome enumeration. The first product the two firms will launch in January 2009 will make it possible to enumerate all 24 human chromosomes within 24 hours, a critical requirement for the Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD) segment of the IVF market.
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