NEW YORK, June 13 – The life sciences division of Shimadzu has agreed to purchase Qiagen Genomics’ SNP analysis platform and license the technology, the companies said Wednesday.

The non-exclusive agreement calls for Shimadzu to purchase Qiagen Genomics’ genotyping chemistry and instrumentation for five years. Shimadzu of Japan will use the equipment to provide genotyping services to Japanese customers.

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