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Jivan s Splice Array to be Offered on NimbleGen Platform

NEW YORK, Feb 2 (GenomeWeb News) - Jivan Biologics and NimbleGen Systems are partnering to make Jivan's splice variant assay designs available on NimbleGen's high-density microarray platoform, NimbleGen said today.


Customers must order splice variant arrays through Berkeley, Calif.-based Jivan, said NimbleGen in a release.


Financial details were not provided.


As GenomeWeb News reported in December, NimbleGen recently raised $8.2 million to finance growth and expansion.

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