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Procter & Gamble Signs on for Aclara Assay

NEW YORK, Jan. 23-Aclara BioSciences said today that Procter & Gamble has signed a deal for access to its eTag assay system.


The agreement covers products and services for protein and gene expression assays based on Aclara's eTag system, which uses a proprietary reporting mechanism to create multiplexed results from one sample.


Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

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