Caprotec Bioanalytics

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Berlin-based biotech-firm Caprotec Bioanalytics said today that it has entered a research agreement with Syngenta to profile the interactions of one of Syngenta's active compounds with the proteome of certain relevant plant systems.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Berlin-based biotech-firm Caprotec Bioanalytics said today that it has entered a research collaboration with Bayer CropScience to identify and study an agrochemical target.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Caprotec Bioanalytics has reached an agreement to use its technology to screen an undisclosed new active ingredient from Bayer CropScience.

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According to CEO Hubert Koster, the financing will allow the company to expand its Capture Compound Mass Spectrometry technology into additional markets and "execute several large pharma partnerships at the same time."

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The financing will allow the company to move into new markets and to pursue partnerships with pharmaceutical firms.

The technology, which enables the isolation of functionally selected proteins from complex biological samples, has demonstrated potential usefulness in studying drug-protein interactions and could increase the efficiency of the drug development process.

Proceeds from the private financing will be used to further develop its Capture Compound Mass Spectrometry technology for analyzing complex protein mixtures.

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