Mitegen Announces Mutual Distribution Agreements with Omscientia

Ithaca, NY, May 26, 2011 --( Mitegen LLC, a provider of innovative consumables for X-ray diffraction, crystallography and protein crystallization to academic, pharmaceutical, industrial and government researchers around the world, announced that it has signed mutual non-exclusive distribution agreements with Omscientia, a provider of unique products for the crystallization of biological molecules.

The agreements set the framework to allow customer’s of either company to buy products from both sources under a single purchase order to either supplier.

"Omscientia is excited to partner with Mitegen and believe their products to be the most innovative and best available in the industry for crystal storage, mounting and diffraction. We feel our products cohesively complement one another's product offering in Structural Biology,” says Craig Sterling, CEO of Omscientia. “Our co-marketing relationship and mutual distribution agreement helps both companies grow our collective presence in the market. We look forward to our partnership with MiTeGen and the plans for future product releases from both companies, whether individually or collectively."

“We look to partner with the cutting-edge suppliers in our industry, and are therefore glad to partner with Omscientia in order to better leverage the strong market positions of both companies.” says Robert Newman, CEO of Mitegen. “The memb-PASS™ Screening Kits by Omscientia are an excellent addition to our product offering, and we are glad to support our customers by making these fine products available directly through Mitegen.”

Customers can expect to be able to order Mitegen and Omscientia products, through either vendor, by early June, 2011.

About Omscientia
Based in Carlsbad, CA, Omscientia, Inc.has a core expertise in the crystallization of membrane proteins. All of our products are centered in and around the crystallization of biological macromolecules, from our patent-pending, technological breakthrough Memb-PASS product line to our exclusive distribution of Glycon Biochemicals' Detergents, the purest available anywhere. Omscientia was founded by Life Science professionals who understand technology and understand the needs of running a lab. Our founding team is comprised of scientists and industry leaders who have a background in structural biology, technology development, drug discovery, manufacturing and service.

Omscientia is based in Carlsbad, CA. More information can be found at

About Mitegen
Mitegen designs, manufactures and distributes products for crystallization, crystallography and X-ray diffraction of proteins, viruses and small molecule/inorganic compounds, and for manipulation and measurement of small samples in cell biology, histology, clinical diagnostics, entomology, archaeology, art restoration and geology. Our customers include academic, medical, pharmaceutical, government and industrial laboratories in more than 40 countries.

Mitegen is based in Ithaca, NY. More information can be found at

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