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Proteopure Bags $100K from PLSG for Protein Isolation Technology

NEW YORK, March 21 (GenomeWeb News) - Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse said today it has invested $100,000 in Proteopure, a spinout of Carnegie Mellon University.


Proteopure is developing 2DE preparation kits using spin columns to bind and isolate proteins. It is expected to be commercially available this year.


PLSG is a public/private partnership founded by the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon, UPMC Health System, and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

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