By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BioSeek has received $696,000 in funding from the US Environmental Protection Agency to continue providing cell-based assay screening support for the EPA ToxCast screening program, the Asterand subsidiary said today.

BioSeek said that under the phase II funding it will continue to use its BioMap Systems platform, which combines human cell-based assay data with clinically relevant results, to study compounds for their potential toxicity and effects on human health.

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