Marina Biotech announced last week that it has non-exclusively licensed its conformationally restricted nucleotide technology to Novartis for $1 million in upfront fees.

CRNs are essentially nucleotide analogs to which the C2' and C4' carbon bonds of the ribose ring are linked, which promotes increased hybridization affinity, according to Marina.

Additional terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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