By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Lab21 has licensed worldwide rights to a suite of patents from Cooperative Diagnostics covering real-time PCR technology that the firm will incorporate into molecular diagnostic kits.

The Cambridge, UK-based diagnostic products and services firm said that as part of the agreement it has exclusive use of the technology on a set of biomarker targets for the oncology and infectious disease areas. Financial and other terms of the pact were not disclosed.

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