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Aurora and EDC Biosystems Jointly Offer Microplates, Liquid Handling System

NEW YORK, March 21 (GenomeWeb News) - EDC Biosystems and Aurora Discovery will co-market their liquid-handling platform and microplates, the companies said today.


Under the agreement, the companies will offer EDC's EnRoute HTS 02 acoustic liquid-handling station and Aurora's ChemLib 1,536-well or 3,456-well microplates for drug discovery research, including compound reformatting, hit picking, and compound library auditing.

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