NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Swiss informatics firm Genedata and Intellicyt today announced an alliance to work on cell-based screening in drug discovery. The firms will integrate Genedata's Screener software with IntelliCyt's iQue Screener system.

The alliance will bring Genedata's highly-scalable data analytics to IntelliCyt's high-throughput flow cytometry capabilities. The iQue Screener can analyze more than 10,000 cells or beads per second, the firm said in a statement, an order of magnitude increase over plate-based systems, with up to 15 parameters per cell.

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