NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Glyconics announced today it has signed an exclusive licensing agreement with Swansea University for the use of infrared spectroscopy for the diagnosis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

The technology developed at the university's College of Medicine uses non-invasive IR spectroscopy to easily and rapidly analyze patient sputum samples for proteins, nucleic acids, and other biomarkers that are characteristic of COPD.

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