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Evotec to Provide Research Services to Hydra Biosciences

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 (GenomeWeb News) - Evotec OAI will provide ressearch services to Hydra Biosciences, Hydra said today.

 

Under the agreement, Evotec, of Hamburg, Germany, will use its high-throughput screening technology to identify active compounds against an ion channel target provided by Hydra. Evotec will also produce reagents, develop assays, and characterize hits generated by the program.

 

Hydra Biosciences is located in Cambridge, Mass.

 

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