FREMONT, Calif., March 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- After a long and successful collaboration and partnership, BioGenex and Abbott Molecular have announced that BioGenex will take over direct sales and support responsibility for co-branded Xmatrx instruments, auto FISH reagents and consumables, with immediate effect.
Xmatrx FISH, the product of successful partnership, enabled walk-away automation of all assay steps required to perform Abbott's FISH tests from baking to final cover slip, providing ready-to-view slides.
BioGenex will support current Xmatrx customers, and if desired by the customers, will enable their Xmatrx system to perform other slide based assays e.g. IHC, ISH, SS, and miRNA in addition to FISH.
"Abbott and BioGenex are working closely and are committed to ensure seamless transition. Hospitals, labs, and research institutions that use Xmatrx can be assured that they will get best in class service and support. BioGenex and Abbott representatives have jointly advised the customers of this change. "The transition to the next phase of our relationship is a testament to the truly unique capabilities of the Xmatrx platform, which allows automation of molecular pathology staining assays, from microtome to microscope," said Dr. Krishan Kalra , CEO, BioGenex.
About Xmatrx® ELITE
Xmatrx® ELITE is an integrated system consisting of a platform technology for full automation for any slide based assay e.g. IHC, ISH, SS, miRNA & FISH. This truly All-in-One fully automated system from microtome to microscope maximizes the testing capacity, minimizes hands-on time, and ensures consistent and quality results every time.
Xmatrx® ELITE enabled with specially formulated and optimized reagents, including primary antibodies, nucleic acid probes, special stains, detection kits and consumables delivers optimum performance yet is cost effective for total
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