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Bruker and DSMZ to Identify, Type Microorganisms Using Mass Spec

NEW YORK, Feb. 21 (GenomeWeb News) - Bruker Daltonik and the German Collection of Microorganisms and Cell Cultures (DSMZ) will together identify and classify microorganisms from MALDI-TOF peptide and protein profiles, Bruker and DSMZ said today.


The DSMZ will use Bruker's CLINPROT BioTyper system to generate protein profiles and analyze data.


As part of the collaboration, Bruker and DSMZ will generate a database including microorganism species and strains in application areas such as microbiological classification; clinical and diagnostic infectious disease research; and environmental analysis, food safety, and water quality.


Financial terms were not disclosed.

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