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Syrrx and Biogen Idec in Structural Proteomics Collaboration; Syrrx Receives Milestone Payment

NEW YORK, May 27 (GenomeWeb News) - Syrrx has received a milestone payment from Biogen Idec in a structural proteomics collaboration the companies started at the end of last year, Syrrx said today.


Under the agreement, which the companies only announced now, San Diego-based Syrrx has been performing high-throughput crystallization of proteins on several targets provided by Biogen.


The companies said they also consider collaborating more broadly in the future.

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