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BioFocus Adds Waters' Xevo Mass Spec Tool

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Contract research company BioFocus DPI said today that it has installed a Waters Xevo TQ Mass Spectrometer for use in its drug metabolite discovery services for pharmaceutical clients.

Using the Xevo alongside Waters' UltraPerformance liquid chromatography technology will increase the lab’s throughput and "allows more accurate measurements to both quantify and confirm the identity of metabolites in a wide range of biological fluids and tissues," enabling an increased likelihood of metabolite detection, the company said.

Financial terms of the agreement were not released.

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