Mitegen Announces Mutual Distribution Agreements with XTalQuest Inc., Ltd.

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 distribution agreements with XTalQuest Inc., Ltd a Beijing based provider of high quality crystallization plates, screening solutions, and other products for crystallography.

Ithaca, NY, November 01, 2011 --( The agreements set the framework to allow customers of either company to buy products from both sources under a single purchase order to either supplier.

XtalQuest Inc. is very excited to collaborate with Mitegen to provide the world crystallography community with high quality crystallization and crystal mounting tools" (XTalQuest).

XtalQuest will begin promoting Mitegn products at Being 2011 IBC Customers can expect to be able to order Mitegen and XTalQuest products, through either vendor, in November of 2011.

“We are glad to expand our product offering to include XTalQuests product line,” says Robert Newman, CEO of Mitegen. “Moreover, we also welcome XTalQuest to our growing distribution channels. XtalQuest is well positioned to furter bolster our quickly growing sales in China, Taiwan, and Singapore.”

Under the agreements, XTalQuest will promote and sell Mitegens MicroMount, MicroLoop, MicroMesh, RT Aligner and other product lines in China, Taiwan and Singapore. Mitegen will promote and sell XtalQuests unique line of crystallization plates, and crystallization stock solutions, salt, PEGs and buffers, throughout North and South America.

About XtalQuest
XtalQuest Co. was founded in 2006 and is located in Beijing. XtalQuest focuses on the research and development of new methods and tools for macromolecule crystal growth. As the first protein crystallization-oriented company in the Asia region, their mission is to provide the innovative solutions for protein crystallization to the community.

For more information, see XTalQuest.

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.

Founded in 2004, Mitegen is based in Ithaca, NY.

More information can be found at

Mitegen, LLC
Robert Newman