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Sample Management Company TekCel Acquires Biophile

NEW YORK, June 21 (GenomeWeb News) -Sample management company TekCel said today it has acquired the assets of Biophile, a low-temperature sample management company.


Tekcel, based in Hopkinton, Mass., said it will maintain Biophile's research and development operations, which are based in Charlottesville, Virginia, under the acquisition. It did not disclose the financial terms of the arrangement.


Since 2002, Biophile has marketed low-temperature sample management systems that are capable of handling samples at minus 80 degrees C, to pharmaceutical companies and research institutes in the US, TekCel said.