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Zyomyx Nabs $10M in Series F Round; Mouse Protein Chip Due in April

NEW YORK, Feb. 12 (GenomeWeb News) - Protein biochip company Zyomyx has raised $10 million in a Series F round of private-equity financing, the company said today.

Zyomyx said it plans to use the cash to continue developing its protein chip technology. It expects to launch its Murine Cytokine Biochip in April 2004.


CSFB Private Equity led the round with existing investors Alloy Ventures, Lilly BioVentures, Hambrecht & Quist Capital Management, Mediphase Venture Partners, Bio*One Capital, and the Biomedical Sciences investment arm of the Singapore Economic Development Board.

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