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Novartis Using CST s Phosphoscan in Pilot Study

NEW YORK, Aug. 3 (GenomeWeb News) - Novartis has been using Cell Signaling Technology's PhosphoScan in a pilot study to identify phosphorylation sites and prospective biomarkers of protein kinase targets, CST said yesterday.

 

Novartis researchers can now use CST's PhosphoScan -- a tool that pairs immunoaffinity purification protocol and mass spectrometry technology -- to develop cellular kinase phosphor-profiles that CST said may be useful in creating biomarker assays for target validation.

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