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VWR International to Distribute CombiMatrix Microarrays Worldwide

NEW YORK, Sept. 13 (GenomeWeb News) - VWR International will distribute microarrays for CombiMatrix, Combi's parent company, Acacia Research, said today.


Under the agreement, West Chester, Penn.-based VWR will distribute both custom and catalog arrays from CombiMatrix worldwide to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, government agencies, and academic institutions, said Mike Tognotti, CombMatrix vice president of sales and marketing, in a statement.

The Scan

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