Startup Quanticel, Fresh off $45M Celgene Deal, Using Fluidigm Tech in Single-Cell Genomic Analyses | GenomeWeb

By Ben Butkus

Quanticel Pharmaceuticals, a San Francisco-based startup using single-cell genomic analysis for drug discovery, is using Fluidigm's BioMark HD real-time PCR system as part of its discovery platform, Fluidigm said this week.

Quanticel, based upon the work of Stanford University professors Stephen Quake and Michael Clarke, burst onto the scene last week when it announced it had entered into a $45 million collaborative agreement with Celgene to develop new cancer drugs.

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