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Shimadzu Will Market, Distribute LumiCyte Technology in Japan

NEW YORK, June 21 - LumiCyte next week will announce that it has brought on Shimadzu to market and distribute its SELDI-based protein-mapping technology in Japan.

 

The deal, which marks LumiCyte's entrée into a market other than the US, comes with a "multi-million dollar equity investment by Shimadzu.

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