NEW YORK, June 27 - Yokohama City University in Japan has ordered a 900 MHz NMR spectrometer from Varian to study proteins and other biomolecules involved in aging, the company said Wednesday.

The 900 MHz instrument is the most powerful NMR spectrometer currently available, and has a value of $5 million, according to Varian, a Palo Alto-based maker of NMR instruments.

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