By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Synthetic Genomics and Integrated DNA Technologies today announced a deal to manufacture, market, and commercialize small synthetic gene products.

The deal, the terms of which were not disclosed, calls for the companies to construct custom, synthetic, double-stranded nucleic acids up to 5 kilobases. IDT will combine its expertise in custom oligonucleotide manufacturing with Synthetic Genomics' technology to assemble small gene constructs.

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