Avatao Biotech

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Rosetta Genomics has terminated a licensing deal with Chinese diagnostic firm Avatao Biotech, the Israeli molecular diagnostic firm disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Rosetta Genomics said today it is terminating a licensing deal with Avatao Biotech, accusing the Chinese diagnostic firm of material breach of an agreement.

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