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Biacore Sells First SPR Array Instrument to Japanese Proteomics Center

NEW YORK, Oct. 20 (GenomeWeb News) - Biacore International has sold its first Surface Plasmon Resonance array instrument to the Biological Information Research Center of the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology of Japan, which specializes in proteomics, the company said today.

 

BIRC-AIST plans to use the instrument to generate protein interaction data as part of its program to screen cDNA expression libraries.

 

According to Biacore, the new SPR array technology is particularly useful for interaction proteomics. The company plans to sell the instrument to pharmaceutical companies and life science research institutes.

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