NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Nanosys today said that it has licensed patents and patent applications covering the use of nanowires for biosensors to QuantuMDx Group.

The non-exclusive pact allows QuantuMDx to use the technology worldwide for DNA sequencing and biomarker detection applications. In exchange, QuantuMDx paid Palo Alto, Calif.-based Nanosys an upfront license fee and will make downstream royalty payments.

Further terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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