NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Synthetic Genomics today announced its acquisition of the worldwide rights to three families of patents and patent applications related to synthetic genomic technologies from Germany's Febit Holding.

Included in the deal are related know-how, equipment, and technical support for implementation, La Jolla, Calif.-based Synthetic Genomics said. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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