NEW YORK, Feb 7 – Bristol-Myers Squibb has agreed to subscribe to LifeSpan Biosciences’ G Coupled-Protein Receptors database, the companies said Wednesday.

The database provides expression and localization information for GPCRs, a large class of cell-surface molecules that act as cellular receptors for many biologically active compounds and pharmaceuticals.

Bristol-Myers Squibb joins fellow pharmaceutical companies Pfizer, Novartis, and Merck as a subscriber to the database.

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