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Avac Awards CytoStore $324K for Organelle-Purification Kits

NEW YORK, Feb. 21 (GenomeWeb News) - CytoStore will develop and market a new line of organelle-purification kits with the support of a $323,750 investment from Avac, a non-profit Canadian agrivalue investor, CytoStore said last week.


The kits will use "agriculturally derived oilbody technology" developed and licensed by CytoStore from SemBioSys, said CytoStore CEO Casey Eitner in a statement.


The kits will be designed to complement CytoStore's existing DualTrap and TripleExpress products for measuring myeloperoxide activity and protein expression.


CytoStore is a spin-off from University Technologies of the University of Calgary.

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