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Cambridge Antibody Technology Buys TAP Automated Cell Culture System

NEW YORK, April 21 (GenomeWeb News) - The Automation Partnership said yesterday that Cambridge Antibody Technology has purchased a TAP SelecT automated cell culture system.


CAT will use the SelecT to automate cell culture of multiple cell lines in parallel, which will then be used in CAT's daily antibody-based drug screening.


Financial details were not disclosed.

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