NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – DDC Medical has signed a licensing agreement with the National Institute of Standards and Technology to commercialize mouse cell line authentication using STR DNA technology, the firm announced today.

The DDC mouse cell line authentication test uses STR DNA analysis for mouse DNA characterization, and the loci that are selected produce "stable robust results based on a tetranucleotide repeat, similar to the types of loci examined for human cell line authentication," the company said.

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