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Empire Genomics Names Funakoshi its Japan Distributor

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Empire Genomics today announced Funakoshi will distribute its products in Japan.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Based in Buffalo, NY, Empire Genomics makes array-based research products, bacterial artificial chromosome libraries, and FISH probes. Funakoshi is based in Tokyo and distributes reagents and instruments to life science researchers.

Ryoya Funakoshi, President and CEO of Funakoshi, said in a statement that the deal will allow his firm to address the "high demands of basic bioscience research" as well as pharmaceutical research in Japan.

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