Canadian start-up PatoBios and assay provider DiscoverX have forged a scientific collaboration to combine their flagship technologies and develop a high-throughput live-cell assay for GPCR screening, CBA News has learned.

The deal may help PatoBios exploit the high-throughput potential of its patent-pending GPCR screening assay, which has thus far only been used in lower-throughput academic research settings, while possibly giving DiscoverX another cellular drug-discovery assay to add to its growing portfolio in this area.

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