NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Agilent Technologies this week filed a second amendment in its lawsuit against Twist Bioscience and Emily Leproust. The proposed second amended complaint adds two additional defendants, Twist employee Siyuan Chen and former Twist employee Solange Glaize, and adds what Agilent called "new facts that were recently discovered regarding the defendants' wide-ranging theft of Agilent's proprietary oligonucleotide synthesis technology."

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