San Diego-based Cyntellect has given laboratory product giant Sigma-Aldrich an exclusive, worldwide license to commercialize its CellXpress service for purifying super-secreting cell lines in biomanufacturing, the firm said last week.

The deal, which includes a multi-million-dollar equity investment in the company by Sigma, makes Cyntellect's technology available to Sigma's stable of biopharmaceutical customers.

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