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Merck to Use HTG s Array Plate Assay Technology

NEW YORK, May 4 (GenomeWeb News) - HTG today said that Merck has licensed its ArrayPlate qNPA (quantitative nuclease protection assay) technology for its drug discovery research.

ArrayPlate qNPA offers multiplexed measurement of 16 mRNA species in each well of a standard 96-well microplate, HTG said.

HTG did not provide financial details of the licensing agreement.

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