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GE Healthcare, Emerson Collaborate on Protein Purification Systems

NEW YORK, Nov. 3 (GenomeWeb News) - The Emerson Process Management unit of electronics and appliance manufacturer Emerson has signed an agreement with GE Healthcare to integrate their technologies for protein purification.


Under the alliance, the firms will integrate Emerson's digital process automation system with GE Healthcare's chromatography and filtration control system software.


Terms of the alliance were not disclosed.

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