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NEW YORK – Sample preparation firm NuProbe today announced it has secured an exclusive global license to two oligonucleotide technologies from Rice University.

The technologies are non-extensible oligonucleotides (NEO) and linear DNA assembly (LDA.) NEO will lead to faster custom sequencing panel development while LDA technology will improve the throughput of nanopore-based sequencing by up to 10 times for short DNA, the firm said in a statement.

Financial and other details were not disclosed.

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