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Exiqon Licenses microRNA IP From Max Planck Society, Rockefeller University

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Exigon has licensed more than 200 human and viral microRNA sequences for diagnostic applications from Rockefeller University and the Max Planck Society, the company said today. 

The two separate, co-exclusive license agreements were signed with Garching Innovation, the technology-transfer agency of the society and the university.

 
Financial details were not disclosed.

The Scan

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