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Premier Biosoft said this week that it has bought ProteoIQ, a proteomic data-analysis software suite, from Australian bioseparations company NuSep for an undisclosed sum.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Premier Biosoft said on Monday it has completed the acquisition of NuSep's software business ProteoIQ for an undisclosed amount.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Australian bioseparations firm NuSep said on Monday it has extended the closing date of its current share purchase offer to Aug. 26.

The company will use funds from the offering to market its products, invest in a Singapore plasma project, and for general corporate purposes.

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The deal, valued at more than $3 million, would provide NuSep with BioInquire's ProteoIQ software, which helps customers identify proteins separated by mass spec instruments.

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