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CyBio and Euroscreen Expand Collaboration

NEW YORK, Aug. 1 - CyBio of Jena, Germany and Euroscreen of Brussels, Belgium announced today that they have expanded their existing collaboration.

 

Under the new agreement, CyBio will have complete access to all of Euroscreen's cell lines, assays, and membrane preparations, while CyBio will have permanent access to a CyBio luminescence imaging workstation.

 

Euroscreen manufactures G-protein coupled receptors and high-throughput cellular assay platforms. CyBio makes a variety of drug screening and software analysis tools.

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