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About Linkage Biosciences

Linkage Biosciences is a molecular diagnostics company developing products that will dramatically improve and expedite complex genetic testing. Our initial focus is on diagnostic products for stem cell and solid organ transplantation where our proprietary technology will have an immediate impact. We have assembled an outstanding management team and scientific advisory board who are well known experts in their respective fields. Please stay tuned for further announcements.

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890 Dubuque Avenue

South San Francisco, California, 94080,

United States


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Expert Collections containing Linkage Biosciences

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Linkage Biosciences is included in 4 Expert Collections, including Regenerative Medicine.


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Latest Linkage Biosciences News

Linkage Biosciences erhält 4-Jahresvertrag mit UK NHS Blood and Transplant

Sep 17, 2016

17.09.2016 – 11:31 San Francisco (ots/PRNewswire) - Linkage Biosciences, ein weltweit führendes Unternehmen im Bereich der Transplantationsdiagnostik, hat heute bekanntgegeben, daß es den Zuspruch für einen 4-Jahresvertrag zur Implementierung von LinkSeq Real-Time PCR HLA Typisierungsprodukten durch das britische NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) erhalten hat. Die neue Gewebetypisierungsplattform, inklusive Real-Time PCR Geräten, wird in mehreren Labors des Landes installiert werden. Dr. Andrea Harmer, National Head of NHS Blood and Transplant H&I Services, sagte, "At NHS Blood and Transplant, we were looking for the best technology available for our rapid typing requirements. We developed a comprehensive matrix to evaluate multiple platforms and were extremely pleased with the results from Linkage Biosciences. The laboratory tests performed by our scientists showed the product to be simple to use, fast, and robust. " "Wir freuen uns über die Partnerschaft mit NHS Blood and Transplant und unterstützen eine schnelle Einführung der LinkSeq Gewebetypisierungstechnologie" sagte Zachary Antovich, Chief Executive Officer von Linkage Biosciences. "Die technologischen Vorteile von LinkSeq, dokumentiert durch die Daten während der Evaluierungsphase, haben klar die Überlegenheit unseres Angebots gezeigt. Die Entscheidung des UK NHS Blood and Transplant für unser Produkt ist das Ergebnis einer sorgfältigen Evaluierung verschiedener am Markt erhältlicher Produkte und wir nehmen an, daß andere Länder diese Ausschreibung als Orientierungshilfe für ihre eigene Entscheidung verwenden werden. " LinkSeq bietet eine deutliche Vereinfachung des Arbeitsablaufes zur Detektierung der Human Leukocyte Antigen (HLA) Gene, verbunden mit der Gewebekompatibilität für die Organtransplantation. Mit weniger als 10 Minuten Vorbereitungszeit und keinen weiteren manuellen Tätigkeiten, liefert LinkSeq in 90 Minuten eine komplette molekulargenetische Typisierung. Der einfache Arbeitsablauf verhindert post-amplification Kontaminationen und erlaubt schnelle Ergebnisse sowie hohe Produktivität im Labor. Seit der Einführung in 2011 wurde LinkSeq in über 120 Laboren auf 4 Kontinenten eingeführt. 2015 hat die Firma die Zulassung für Europa erhalten. Über NHS Blood and Transplant NHS Blood and Transplant ist eine gemeinsame Gesundheitsbehörde von England und Wales. Es ist für eine sichere und effiziente Versorgung mit Blut und damit verbundenen Services an das NHS in England verantwortlich. Es ist auch die Organspendeorganisation für das UK und ist verantwortlich für die Zuteilung passender Spenderorgane. Über Linkage Biosciences Linkage Biosciences ist ein molekulardiagnostisches Unternehmen, welches Produkte entwickelt und vermarktet, die zu einer deutlichen Verbessung und Beschleunigung komplexer genetischer Tests führen. LinkSeq ist die führende Technologie der Firma und deckt alle klassischen HLA Gene und über 13.000 Allele in einem einzigen Testvorgang ab. LinkSeq Technologie verwendet eine firmenintern entwickelte Testmethode inklusive Reagenzien und Software zusammen mit Standard Real-Time PCR Geräten zur Vereinfachung der Bestimmung komplexer genetischer Sequenzen. Linkage Biosciences hat 2015 die CE IVD Kennzeichnung sowie die ISO 13485 Akkreditierung erhalten. Die Zentrale der Firma ist in South San Francisco, California. Linkage Biosciences und LinkS?q sind Markenzeichen von Linkage Biosciences, Inc. Für mehr Informationen besuchen Sie bitte Medienkontakte:Matthew Frome+1 415 346 5262 Original-Content von: Linkage Biosciences, übermittelt durch news aktuell

Linkage Biosciences Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was Linkage Biosciences founded?

    Linkage Biosciences was founded in 2004.

  • Where is Linkage Biosciences's headquarters?

    Linkage Biosciences's headquarters is located at 890 Dubuque Avenue, South San Francisco.

  • What is Linkage Biosciences's latest funding round?

    Linkage Biosciences's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Linkage Biosciences raise?

    Linkage Biosciences raised a total of $7.1M.

  • Who are the investors of Linkage Biosciences?

    Investors of Linkage Biosciences include Thermo Fisher Scientific, Big Sky Partners, Greenhouse Capital Partners and Fisher Capital Corp.

  • Who are Linkage Biosciences's competitors?

    Competitors of Linkage Biosciences include Aviir, Predictive Biosciences, VitaPath Genetics, MicroPhage, Aureon Laboratories and 9 more.

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