Aiming to expand its reach to mass spectrometry users, Invitrogen has launched a line of proteomics kits and reagents and has partnered with life-science rival Applied Biosystems to co-market products to the mass spec market.

The alliance is the latest in a series of acquisitions and partnerships that have pushed Invitrogen into new markets and set the stage for what the company hopes will be significant revenue growth both near and long term.

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