KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. — GlaxoSmithKline has developed a web-based reagent catalog to help it manage the cell lines, plasmids, microbial strains, and viruses it uses in its research, according to a company official.
 
The new system may help reduce variability in reagents for cell-based assays and reduce the risk of cross-contamination, Laurie Overton, manager of GSK’s fermentation facility in Research Triangle Park, NC, said at the Society for Biomolecular Sciences conference held here this week.
 

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