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Ciphergen and Sanofi-Aventis Extend Alliance to Include Oncology Biomarker ID, Validation

NEW YORK, Feb. 7 (GenomeWeb News) - Ciphergen today said it will discover, validate, and identify biomarkers for a pre-clinical oncology drug efficacy study for Sanofi-Aventis.


Under the terms of the agreement, which is an extension of an earlier deal between the two companies, Ciphergen will analyze samples at one of its Biomarker Discovery Center laboratories using its suite of proteomic products, including PatternTrack Process and the ProteinChip System.


Financial terms were not disclosed.

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