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PerkinElmer Acquires Agilix s Isobaric Mass Tags Technology

NEW YORK, March 9 (GenomeWeb News) - PerkinElmer has acquired proteomics technology from privately held Agilix to support licensing of its Bioxpressions platform and its recent licensing agreement with Luminex,

  Perkin Elmer said today.


The Agilix technology uses isobaric mass tags to quantify expressed proteins from multiple samples.


Financial details were not released.

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