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Proteome Sciences Secures German ISO Certification

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Proteome Sciences said today that it has received ISO certification in Germany for its contract research lab in Frankfurt.

The company, which offers protein biomarker and isobaric mass tagging contract services, received ISO 9001:2008 certification from the German Society for Certification of Management Systems.

The certification covers the company's biomarker activities, rapid mass spectrometry-based assay development for protein and peptide drugs, chemical and peptide synthesis, and isobaric tagging development and production.

Proteome Sciences CEO Christopher Pearce said in a statement that the certification "allows us to more comprehensively exploit the fast-growing field of protein biomarker qualification and mass spectrometry assays through the provision of ISO certified biomarker services for our customers."

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