By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Ezose Sciences today said that it has signed an agreement with Merck to conduct a diabetes biomarker discovery research project.

The collaboration will use Ezose's GlycanMap platform to identify changes in glycan patterns on post-translationally modified proteins from human subjects. Ezose did not disclose financial or other terms of the agreement but said that it builds on a series of collaborative studies previously conducted with the New Jersey-based drug giant.

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