NEW YORK, Jan. 3 (GenomeWeb News) - Ribonomics of Durham, NC, said today that the North Carolina Biotechnology Center has awarded the company a $150,000 grant to complete commercial development of its Ribonomics Analysis System (RAS).

The company has been developing the technology since 2001, when it closed a $3.1 million Series A financing provided by Japanese diagnostic and reagent manufacturer Medical and Biological Laboratories.

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