NEW YORK, Sept 18 – German food additives company SKW Nature Products has purchased Nanogen’s (Nasdaq: NGEN) molecular biology workstation, which will be used to test the effect of additives on humans, Nanogen said Monday.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Representatives from the companies were not immediately available for comment.

Nanogen’s NanoChip system is an electronics-based workstation generally used for scoring single nucleotide polymorphisms.

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