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VWR to Distribute Axela's Protein Tools, Reagents in North America

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Lab supply vendor VWR will distribute Axela’s protein interaction instrument and associated reagents to North American customers under a new agreement, VWR said Tuesday.
 
Axela’s field scientists and territory managers will supply commercial and technical support for VWR’s efforts in marketing Axela’s dotLab system and reagents to clinical research and life sciences researchers, VWR said.
 
Axela CEO Rocky Ganske said the initial applications for the dotLab “are focused on accelerating the study of biomolecular interactions, optimizing protein expression, and the rapid development of quantitative immunoassays.”
 
Financial terms of the agreement were not released.

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