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ABI/MDS Sciex and Austria s Biocrates to Develop Metabolomics Methods, Consumables

NEW YORK, Feb. 28 (GenomeWeb News) - Applied Biosystems and MDS Sciex will work with Biocrates Lifes Sciences of Innsbruck, Austria, to develop methods and consumables for metabolomics, the companies said today.

 

Under the agreement, the ABI/MDS Sciex joint venture will provide Biocrates with its QStar LC-MS/MS and API 4,000 Q LC-MS/MS mass spectrometry systems. Biocrates will develop consumables and methods for sample preparation and metabolomics analysis, the partners said in a statement.

 

ABI will distribute any products resulting from the collaboration. Financial terms of the partnership were not disclosed.

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