By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Integrated DNA Technologies has acquired the oligonucleotide business of Singapore's 1st Base for an undisclosed amount, IDT announced today.

The new company has been renamed 1st Base Custom Oligos (FBCO) and will offer locally manufactured oligos throughout Singapore and the region. The company is IDT's first synthesis facility in Asia, it said, adding that it will keep the 1st Base brand for small-scale DNA oligos synthesized in Singapore.

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