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Geneservice Forms Sales Alliance with VWR International

NEW YORK, Feb. 27 (GenomeWeb News) - Geneservice said today that it has formed a five-year strategic sales alliance with VWR International Europe.


Under the deal, Geneservice customers in Europe, the US, and the UK will be able to access the company's contract research genotyping, gene-expression, and DNA-handling services via a local VWR service representative.


Financial terms of the arrangement were not disclosed.

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