Japan’s Rigaku/MSC Swallows Structural Proteomics Tools Shop RoboDesign

Rigaku/MSC, a Japanese tools company, has acquired RoboDesign International, RoboDesign said last week.

RoboDesign specializes in biotech and lab automation equipment and robotics and will become Rigaku/MSC’s newest subsidiary.

The firm said Rigaku/MSC plans to use its protein crystallization growth, storage, retrieval, and imaging technologies to complement its existing initiatives, which include the development of software and robotic crystallography solutions.

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