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ABI Licenses Affy Microarray Patents for Gene Expression Analysis

NEW YORK, Dec. 22 (GenomeWeb News) - Applied Biosystems has licensed "a number" of Affymetrix patents "related to the manufacture, sale, and use of microarrays for gene expression analysis," the companies said today.

 

Applera, the parent company of Applied Biosystems, has taken a non-exclusive, worldwide license to the patents.

 

ABI said that it will use the licenses to expand its Expression Array system and to enable customers "to use that system for gene expression, research and development purposes."

 

The companies did not disclose further details of the licensing agreement.

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