By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – DuPont and OligoCo today announced a deal for the development of a next-generation oligonucleotide synthesizer.

Under the deal, DuPont business Pioneer Hi-Bred will work with OligoCo to develop the platform. Pioneer will combine the new technology with its proprietary gene shuffling technology and other synthetic biology tools to improve the throughput and rate of success in early discovery research.

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