THOROLD, ON, March 17 /PRNewswire/ - Norgen Biotek, an innovative Canadian biotechnology company focusing primarily on advancing powerful tools for nucleic acids and protein purification, today announced the signing of an OEM agreement with Exiqon A/S (NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen: "EXQ") to supply RNA purification kits based on Norgen's proprietary purification technology. Exiqon A/S is a Denmark-based company active in the life sciences, diagnostics and pharma services. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
"Norgen is an experienced provider of nucleic acids purification kits and we look forward to working with them to provide the best research tools for our customers" says Henrik M. Pfundheller, Vice President Sales and Marketing and continues: "Adding these products to our miRCURY(TM) LNA product line is an important step in order to broaden our product portfolio and to fulfill our ambition of being a total solution provider in the field of miRNA analysis".
Dr. Yousef Haj-Ahmad, President of Norgen Biotek Corp, states, "We are excited about this OEM manufacturing & supply agreement for our best-in-class RNA isolation kits. Exiqon is well known for their LNA(TM) technology and are highly respected in the microRNA market. We are eager to work with Exiqon and their reputable high quality standard of products in the microRNA field. We have had a good business relationship, and are looking forward to extending this relationship in the long term."
About Norgen Biotek Corp.
Norgen has a unique, proprietary platform technology with many applications, including the purification of DNA, RNA and proteins. The company holds more than a dozen issued patents, and many others are pending. Norgen has an excellent complementary portfolio of over 55 product offerings based on our technology, and among these various products we have identified at least three major areas where our products have significant competitive advan
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