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PE Launches e-Commerce Site


PE Biosystems said it was launching an e-commerce website that would make all of the company’s products, except large instrument systems, available for sale on the web.

The company said that offering its chemical reagents, software, kits, replacement parts, and plastic consumables, on line would make buying more convenient for customers.

The site can be accessed at

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