Mitegen Announces Distribution Agreement with Helix Biotech in Malaysia

Ithaca, NY, November 12, 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 a distribution agreement with Helix Biotech (M) SDN BHD of Malaysia.

Under the agreement, Helix Biotech will promote and sell Mitegens MicroMount™, MicroLoop™, MicroMesh™, RT Aligner™ and other product lines in Malaysia.

Customers in Malaysia can expect to be able to order Mitegen products, through Helix Biotech, by December of 2011.

“We've had repeated requests from customers in Malaysia, for us to provide a local distributor of our products,” says Robert Newman, CEO of Mitegen. “We are glad to partner with Helix Biotech to improve the ease of access to our products for customers in this region.”

About Helix Biotech
Helix Biotech (M) Sdn Bhd is a leading Biotechnology Company specialized in distributing life sciences products in Malaysia since 2003. Helix Biotech is committed to maintaining a trust relationship with our valued customers. Their major customers are the Universities, Research Institutions, Hospitals and related industries in Malaysia. Products include Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Immunology, Proteomics and Diagnostic kits.

For more information, see Helix Biotech.

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

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Robert Newman