NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Ocimum Biosolutions has acquired the biomolecular synthesis segment of Dutch company Isogen Life Sciences, Ocimum said today.
Ocimum CEO Anuradha Acharya said the acquisition is “a significant step towards becoming a global oligo player,” and said the company will continue to look for strategic targets to expand its oligo-production capacity.

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