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Abgenix, Agilent in Microarray Deal

NEW YORK, July 8-Abgenix will use Agilent's custom microarray platform, Agilent said today.


Abgenix researchers will have access to Agilent's microarray design services, custom oligo microarrays, microarray scanner, and the Rosetta software analysis system.


The companies did not disclose the financial specifics of the deal.


Abgenix focuses on developing and commercializing human antibodies for therapeutic use.

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