y Pharmacia Biotech said a federal jury in Newark, N.J., found Bio-RadLaboratories Inc., of Hercules, Calif., liable for the infringement ofPharmacia's patent involving a process to purify monoclonal antibodiesused in research and diagnostic tests. A trial to determine damages isscheduled for September, Piscataway, N.J.-based Pharmacia said.y Biomatrix Inc., of Ridgefield, N.J., created two new divisions: theArthritis Division and the Ophthalmic and Otolaryngology Division.The move was made to help commercialization efforts of thecompany's hylan polymer-based products.y The common stock of Aphton Corp., of Woodland, Calif., begantrading Tuesday on NASDAQ under the symbol APHT.

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