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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – RNA products developer Cofactor Genomics announced today that it has acquired San Francisco-based biomarker development company Narus Biotechnologies.

The acquisition of Narus — which has been focused on creating RNA-based diagnostics for neurological diseases such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's — will help Cofactor to further expand into the realm of RNA diagnostics, and to develop its plans to create RNA-based tests for cancer and neurodegenerative diseases, the company said.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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