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Pfizer Joins Accelrys Crystallography Consortium

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 13 – Pfizer joined Accelrys’ High Throughput Crystallography Consortium, Accelrys announced Tuesday.

Princeton, N.J.-based Accelrys, a subsidiary of Pharmacopeia, created the consortium to explore and validate rapid methods for X-ray structure determination, model building, and structure validation, according to the company.  The agreement with Pfizer covers a number of sites, including Sandwich, UK, Groton, Ann Arbor and La Jolla.

With Pfizer, the consortium’s total membership is 13 companies, including Bristol-Myers Squibb, Genencor, and the Genetics Institute.  

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