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Pyrosequencing Will Use Harvard Technology to Build New DNA Product

NEW YORK, Aug. 14 - Harvard University gave Pyrosequencing an exclusive license to use its nucleic-acid technology to develop new fluorescence-based DNA-analysis products, the company said today.

 

Pyrosequencing said it will gain rights to Harvard's fluorescent nucleotide technology and will apply the tech to its own 'sequencing by synthesis' methodology, as well as other applications.

 

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