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Agilent Buys Nucleic Acid Medicines Business from Dowpharma

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agilent Technologies announced today that it has acquired the nucleic acid medicines business of Dowpharma for an undisclosed sum.
The acquisition is concurrent with an expansion of its nucleic acid active pharmaceutical ingredient manufacturing facility in Boulder, Colo. Agilent said that it would add large-scale nucleic acid synthesis, purification, and drying capacity to its capabilities by the end of this year.
“Agilent will have the ability to serve customers from pre-clinical through large-scale commercial launch with facilities, equipment, and expertise across a broad range of nucleic acid APIs,” James Powell, general manager of Agilent’s Nucleic Acid Solutions Division, said in a statement.

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