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Exiqon Certifies Denmark's Aros to Provide miRNA PCR Services

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Exiqon said this week that it has certified Aros Applied Biotechnology, a genomic services firm based in Aarhus, Denmark, to provide real-time PCR services based on Exiqon’s miRcury LNA Universal RT microRNA PCR product line.

The agreement, part of Exiqon’s certified service provider program, will create a Center of Excellence at Aros.

“We see an increased demand for high-quality miRNA analysis from both pharmaceutical companies and research institutions," said Brian Sørensen, CEO at Aros, in a statement.

Likewise, Henrik Pfundheller, senior vice president of sales and marketing at Exiqon, said that the company is seeing "an increasing demand for microRNA profiling from body fluids such as serum/plasma and urine, and we are confident that we have a strong partner in Aros.”

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