NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – GlaxoSmithKline today said that it has reached an agreement to acquire the remaining 80 percent of proteomics firm Cellzome that it didn't already own for £61 million ($99 million).

The deal will provide GSK with state-of-the-art proteomic mass spectrometry and screening capabilities, the UK drug firm said. It will use Cellzome's technologies to assess drug interactions with target proteins and to help identify potential safety issues earlier in the drug discovery process.

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