NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies said today that Zymera has licensed its quantum dot intellectual property portfolio.

Zymera plans to use the Qdot nanocrystals to create self-illuminating quantum dot products that will be used in in vivo imaging, biomarker discovery, and in biosensing applications. Zymera's self-illumination technology uses bioluminescence resonance energy transfer, to transfer light from bioluminescent proteins, such as luciferase, onto quantum dots.

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