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Edge BioSystems Licenses Protein-Refolding Technology from KU Medical Center

NEW YORK, April 20 (GenomeWeb News) - Kansas University Medical Center has given Edge BioSystems a license to manufacture and use a protein-refolding technology that Edge plans to apply to drug discovery and diagnostics, the organizations said today.

 

Edge sees a "very broad range of applications for this technology," including large-scale functional assays for drug discovery, target validation, high-throughput screening, and possibly structural studies, Omayma Al-Awar, director of sales and marketing for Edge, told GenomeWeb News today. The company believes the technology will be useful to customers in academia and pharmaceutical companies, she added.

 

Al-Awar declined to disclose financial terms of the license.

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