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Invitrogen and Novartis Institute in Research Deal

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AN DIEGO, Calif.--Invitrogen and the Novartis Institute for Functional Genomics announced that they will collaborate to develop collections of full-length genes for expression and protein structural studies. The Novartis institute will gain access to Invitrogen’s advanced cloning technologies and expression systems in order to develop new reagents for research. Invitrogen said that tools developed through the collaboration will strengthen its Invirtro-genomics program that provides tools and services to genomic researchers.

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