NEW YORK, Aug. 22 – Sequitur said on Wednesday it has licensed its antisense technology to Rigel Pharmaceuticals for use in functional genomics research.

The agreement calls for Sequitur, based in Natick, Mass., to provide Rigel with antisense compounds and methods for selecting and transfecting DNA sequences. In return, Rigel, based in South San Francisco, Calif., will pay research support, charges for antisense compounds, and licensing fees.

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