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Biotecon Licenses ABI's PCR Tech for Food and GMO Testing

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Biotecon Diagnostics said yesterday that it has licensed Applied Biosystems’ real-time PCR technology for use in testing food and genetically modified organisms.
 
The agreement allows Biotecon of Potsdam, Germany, to produce and market PCR kits for food safety testing worldwide under its Foodproof brand name.
 
The company said the tests will be used to detect pathogens, spoilage microorganisms, and genetically modified organisms.
 
Financial terms of the agreement were not released.
                                                                                                    

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