NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Qiagen said today that it will market and distribute Biomatrica’s room temperature DNA-storage technology.
 
Under the agreement, Qiagen will pay Biomatrica an up-front fee, followed by development milestone payments, commission, and royalties.
 
Biomatrica’s sample-storage system uses its SampleMatrix technology, which forms a protective seal around biomolecules. The samples are accessed through rehydration, the company said.
 

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