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Cyntellect Lines up Asia Distributors

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Cyntellect said today that it has signed up three partners to distribute its cell analysis, purification, and processing technologies in Asia.

The firm has signed on three companies to distribute its Celigo Adherent Cell Cytometer, LEAP Cell Processing Workstation, and related kits and consumables in China, Taiwan, South Korea, Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand.

The new partners include Cold Spring Biotech, which will be Cyntellect's provider for China and Taiwan; Pharmatech, which will cover South Korea under an exclusive agreement; and Research Instruments, which will cover Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand. All of the agreements are exclusive for their respective territories.

Cyntellect VP of Sales and Marketing David Weber said in a statement that Asian markets for the firm's life sciences tools is "exploding as global pharmaceutical firms expand and outsource into these emerging economies and as local life science research develops and expands through increase government support."

Terms of the agreements were not disclosed.

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