By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Essen BioScience today said that it will provide ion channel screening services for Swiss drug firm Nycomed.

Ann Arbor, Mich.-based Essen said that the firms will collaborate on screening, optimizing, and developing modulators of voltage-gate ion channels for potential use as pain therapeutics. Essen said that it will contribute its expertise in ion channel drug discovery, planar array electrophysiology, and in vitro profiling.

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