NEW YORK, March 6 - Lynx Therapeutics on Wednesday said it has sold the worldwide rights to its novel oligonucleotide technology to Geron, the controversial stem-cell-development company, for roughly $2.5 million.

The cash-and-stock deal covers the sale of a family of patents that covers process and compositional matter related to oligos containing N3'-P5' phosphoramidate backbone linkages.

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