By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Contract research organization Apredica announced today that it has acquired the intellectual property and related assets of Cellumen for an undisclosed sum.

The acquisition provides Apredica with Cellumen's Cellular Systems Biology and high-content toxicology services and technologies. Specifically, Watertown, Mass.-based Apredica said that the deal will "significantly strengthen" the firm's high-content toxicology offerings.

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