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Bacterial BarCodes Adds $6 Million Financing

NEW YORK, February 12 -- Bacterial BarCodes, a Houston startup, today announced $6 million additional funding in its Series C series financing.


Techxas Ventures led the financing, which included new investors Koch Ventures, and Pacific Rim Ventures. Also contributing were Baylor College of Medicine and BioTex Finance.


The company is commercializing technology for microbial strain typing and identification systems. Founded in 1999, the company is commercializing a molecular identification and DNA fingerprinting system called repetitive sequenced-based polymerase chain reaction, a technology exclusively licensed from Baylor College of Medicine. With Caliper Technologies, the company has co-developed the DiversiLab system, which combines rep-PCR, analytics software, fingerprint libraries, and automation through microfluidics. 



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