November 14, 2013 — Rainbow Scientific, Inc. (Windsor, CT) and SciGene (Sunnyvale, CA) announced today at the Association for Molecular Pathology Annual meeting in Phoenix, AZ , a new partnership whereby customers in North America can now purchase SciGene’s line of sample preparation reagents for FISH-based tests directly from Rainbow Scientific, Inc. Products to be sold under the agreement include: CytoZyme™ Stabilized Pepsin, CytoBond® Removable Coverslip Sealant, FISH slide wash buffers and tissue pretreatment reagents developed and manufactured by SciGene.
Rainbow Scientific, Inc. a distributor of biological products for over 16 years will complement their existing line of cytogenetic products including cell culture media, ProCell reagents and Cytocell™ manufactured FISH probes, with these specialty reagents from SciGene. “We are excited to be working with SciGene, as this allows us to provide a more complete sample preparation product solution to our cytogenetic customers in the United States and Canada”, says Peter Mousseau, President.
About Rainbow Scientific
Rainbow Scientific, Inc. has been a North American distributor of state-of-the-art products and solutions to academic, government, clinical and biotechnology laboratories for over sixteen years. The company provides cell culture and other bioreagents, diagnostic test kits, scientific instruments and database software for applications in cytogenetics, molecular genetics, hemostasis, oncology, pathology and biopharmaceutical development.
SciGene (Sunnyvale, California, USA) is a privately held company, founded in 2003, that develops instruments and reagents to automate FISH and CMA workflows used in research and clinical diagnostic laboratories.