By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Roche said today that it has partnered with Cellular Dyanmics and Acea Biosciences on technologies for the early and accurate prediction of cardiotoxic side effects in the drug discovery process.

The alliance will combine Cellular Dynamics' induced pluripotent stem cell-derived heart cells, called iCell Cardiomyocytes, with Roche's xCelligence RTCA System, a label-free cell analysis system which was co-developed by Acea.

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