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Sigma-Aldrich Unit Licenses Beckman Coulter's Fast Deprotection Chemistry

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — A Sigma-Aldrich unit today said that one of its businesses has licensed Beckman Coulter’s fast deprotection chemistry.
 
The license covers Beckman’s acetyl-protected cytidine DNA- and 2'-O-methyl phosphoramidites for the synthesis of oligonucleotides, according to SAFC, whose Supply Solutions business attained the IP.
Through the deal, SAFC becomes the first company to license the “full range” of these phosphoramidites, which the company will produce at its Proligo Reagents ISO 9001-certified manufacturing facility in Hamburg, Germany.
 
It also expands SAFC's oligo synthesis reagents product offerings in the sector.  

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