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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Medicyte and Reinnervate today announced a collaboration to combine their technologies, bringing a next generation of cell-based assays to the biopharma and academic research markets.

The partnership brings together Medicyte's upcyte technology and Reinnervate's Alvetex Scaffold technologies. Upcyte are genetically engineered "upregulated" primary cells, and according to Medicyte, data suggests that upcyte hepatocytes combine the benefits of quantity — up to 2,000 vials per donor can be generated — and the quality of primary hepatocytes.

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