NEW YORK, Aug. 22 – Galapagos Genomics is collaborating with Vertex Pharmaceuticals to identify the function of various proteins, the company announced on Wednesday.

Galapagos, a privately held company based in Mechelen, Belgium, will provide Vertex with recombinant adenoviruses via its PhenoSelect expression platform. Vertex plans to use the information to characterize protein activity within targeted biological pathways.

Financial details of the collaboration were not disclosed.

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