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American Type Culture Collection Unveils Licensed Derivative Program; MicroBioLogics, Inc. Is First Supplier To Sign License Agreement 
10/19/2005 5:09:41 PM

MANASSAS, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 2, 2005--ATCC(R) (American Type Culture Collection), the world's largest nonprofit biological resource center, unveiled its new ATCC Licensed Derivative(TM) program and signed the first license agreement under the program with Minnesota-based MicroBioLogics, Inc. ATCC established the program to assure consumers that products carrying the emblem meet ATCC's world-renowned standards for quality and safety. Biological resource centers collect, authenticate, preserve and distribute biological materials for life science research. These knowledge centers advance science by providing access and equitable distribution of biological materials such as cell lines, microorganisms and reagents.