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Ambion to Supply Wyeth with RNA

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 4 - Ambion's diagnostic division will develop and manufacture RNA for Wyeth, the company said today.

 

Austin, Texas-based Ambion RNA Diagnostics will optimize processes for synthesizing long RNA molecules and translation into protein, and manufacture the cGMP-grade RNA transcripts for Wyeth's use in its vaccine program, the company said.

 

Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.

 

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