NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Nanogen has licensed its minor groove binder probe technology to Quest Diagnostics for use in human in vitro diagnostics tests.

Clinical lab firm Quest will pay Nanogen an undisclosed upfront fee and royalties based on sales of products that incorporate the MGB Probe technology.

Nanogen noted that licensing deals for the MGB Probe technology now represents the majority of Nanogen's revenues. It said that it has more than 40 reagent and kit products sold for IVD use usnder the MGB Alert and Q-PCR Alert brands.

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