NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Activiomics announced recently a research deal with Kyowa Hakko Kirin for use of Activiomics' mass spectrometry-based technology to "elucidate signaling mechanism of lead compounds in relevant cell-based systems."

Under the deal, the Japanese pharmaceutical firm will use Activiomics' Targeted In-depth QUAntification of cell Signaling, or TIQUAS, technology to identify important biomarkers that can be used in the drug-discovery process.

Financial and other terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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