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Applied Biosystems, Northeastern University Expand Proteomics Partnership

NEW YORK, Nov. 19 - Applied Biosystems Group and the Barnett Institute of Chemical and Biological Analysis at the Northeastern University on Monday have announced plans to research separations technology to help speed high throughput systems to analyze proteins and peptides for proteomics.

 

The collaboration, which follows a licensing agreement signed in April, will focus on enhancing the throughput, detection, and automation of the protein separation process including the use of new separations technology, Applied Biosystems said in a statement.

 

"The integration of advanced separation technology with our protein analysis systems should move us toward our goal of providing complete proteomic research systems to further enable protein analysis," said Stephen A. Martin, director of the Proteomics Research Center at Applied Biosystems.

 

As GenomeWeb reported in April, Applied Biosystems, of Foster City, Calif., has exclusively licensed a novel technology from Northeastern University called the vacuum deposition interface that the school says can create a more sensitive protein analysis tool by integrating high resolution separations techniques, such as liquid chromatography, with MALDI mass spectrometry.

 

Northeastern University is based in Boston.

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