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Shimadzu Opens Mass-Spec Lab at Its Maryland Facility

NEW YORK, Nov. 11 (GenomeWeb News) - Shimadzu opened a new mass spectrometry laboratory at its Columbia, Md., headquarters, the company said today.


The new biotech applications laboratory will support US customers and conduct research and development work. The laboratory will be the central US facility for developing methods.


The laboratory will be staffed by five applications chemists and assisted by technical support personnel in the field.

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