HAMBURG, Germany, Feb. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - Eppendorf AG has licensed patents covering gradient technology for thermal cyclers to Agilent Technologies, including US patent Nos. 6,767,512 and 7,074,367. Eppendorf utilizes the technology in its Eppendorf Mastercycler® pro gradient, Mastercycler nexus gradient and Mastercycler ep realplex models.
Eppendorf AG, based in Hamburg, Germany, develops, produces and distributes instruments and consumables for the Life Science research industry. Additional information is available at: http://www.eppendorf.com
Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A) is the world's premier measurement company and a technology leader in chemical analysis, life sciences, electronics and communications. The company's 18,700 employees serve customers in more than 100 countries. Agilent had net revenues of $6.6 billion in fiscal 2011. Information about Agilent is available at http://www.agilent.com.
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