Rödermark, Germany, and Sunnyale, CA USA Alphametrix (Rodermark, Germany) and SciGene (Sunnyvale, CA, USA) announced today the signing of an exclusive agreement under which Alphametrix will sell the entire line of SciGene products in Germany and Austria. SciGene is dedicated to the development of novel and robust solutions for hybridization and post-hybridization processing of microarrays and FISH samples used in cytogenetics. The Company’s products, including the Little Dipper™ Microarray Processor, Mai Tai™ Hybridization System, and NoZone® Workstations, are used in combination to automate and control important steps in microarray and FISH sample processing for enhanced assay reliability. “SciGene’s mission is to automate the entire microarray workflow from sample to scanner for the benefit of research and molecular diagnostic laboratories. We have selected Alphametrix as our authorized distributor based on their experience microarray based applications and these target markets products and superior staff of technical sales and support personnel.” said James Stanchfield, Ph.D., President and CEO of SciGene. “With the addition of SciGene products, we now offer a complete microgenomic solutions portfolio with products for sample selection, extraction, labelling, quality control and microarray hybridization analysis. says Udo Schimmel, General Manager of AlphaMetrix.