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CST, AstraZeneca Ink Third Phosphorylation-Profiling Deal

NEW YORK, April 12 (GenomeWeb News) - Cell Signaling Technology has signed a third agreement with AstraZeneca to continue providing the drug maker with phosphorylation profiles and prospective biomarkers of kinase-targeted lead compounds, the company said today.


CST announced similar agreements this January and in June 2004.


According to its most recent statement, it will use its PhosphoScan technology to provide AstraZeneca with information that could enable it to clinically develop biomarker assays for target validation and therapeutic kinase inhibitors.


CST also said that it has recently added methods for serine/threonine kinase PhosphoScan profiling to its capabilities.

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