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Cenix, Definiens Ink High-Content Screening Technology Deal

NEW YORK, May 9 (GenomeWeb News) - Cenix BioScience and Definiens said today that they have signed a licensing and co-marketing agreement in the area of high-content screening.


Under the deal, Cenix will gain access to Definiens' Cellenger image analysis software system, integrating it into its high-throughput, high-content RNAi-based screening infrastructure. In exchange, Definiens will receive product development and marketing assistance from Cenix through beta-testing feedback, data sharing, and reference site support, the companies said.


Additional terms of the non-exclusive agreement were not disclosed.

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