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Exiqon Adds Distributors in Brazil, Eastern Europe

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Danish gene expression technologies firm Exiqon today announced two new suppliers for its products in parts of Eastern Europe and Brazil.

Biomedica Medizinprodukte will market Exiqon's life sciences products in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Kosovo, Albania, Poland, Hungary, Romania, and Bulgaria.

Biotik will distribute Exiqon's goods in Brazil, making it Exiqon's first distributor in South America.

"The interest in microRNA research and in our miRCURY LNA product lines continues to grow throughout the world, and these two new distributors will help us address new emerging markets," Elisete Pedrollo, Exiqon's executive vice president of sales and marketing, said in a statement.

The company has 18 distributors in South and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Brazil, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand.

Financial and other terms of the deals were not disclosed.

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