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Genetix granted US patent for robotic platform imaging technologies

11th March 2008

Genetix has been granted a US patent for its robotic platform imaging technologies and ClonePix FL.

The patent covers a number of important features including the integration of imaging capabilities into Genetix robotic platforms, most notably the ClonePix FL.

In addition it provides the company with intellectual property rights in the US market for robots with integrated optics for single and multi-wavelength excitation and spectroscopic analysis of cells and cell colonies.

"We’re delighted to have been granted the ‘147 patent," states Julian Burke PhD, chief scientific officer.

"These technologies enable Genetix’ customers to identify cell lines for therapeutic antibody production and identify and isolate stem cells. It is also complementary to our activities within the cell based diagnostic market.

Genetix develops technologies for cell screening and selection, genetic testing and cancer pathology, protein science, microarraying and cell and liquid dispensing.

It is based in New Milton and employs a total of 185 staff.

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