Transasia Bio-Medicals Ltd. has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with Gen-Probe, USA for marketing “Molecular Diagnostics Solutions” in India. It launches “Gen-Probe Panther – Fully Automated Molecular Diagnostics Testing Platform”. Molecular diagnostics is a rapidly growing segment and offers new vistas for better patient management. Gen-Probe, USA is a global pioneer in molecular diagnostic tests for Infectious diseases, cancer screening and women’s health for more than two decades offering cutting edge and customized products to customers. The “Gen-Probe Panther – Fully Automated Molecular Diagnostics Testing Platform” – is a system capable of handling multiple samples with different test menus and rapid results. Created to be a “sample-in-result-out” instrument, the system fully automates all aspects of nucleic acid testing on a single, integrated platform. Panther offers full automation for true walk away freedom. Technology It is based on TMA (Transcription Mediated Amplification) – an isothermal amplification process making RNA copies in very less time.