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Prolinx Taps Milian to Distribute RapXtract in Switzerland

NEW YORK, June 18 - Prolinx said today it has given Swiss company Milian nonexclusive rights to distribute its RapXtract separation technology.

 

The technology is used in DNA sequencing and gene expression arrays, according to Bothell, Wash.-based Prolinx.

Last week, Prolinx announced that Daiichi Pure Chemicals will distribute its chemical-affinity products in Japan.

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