NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Waters today announced that it will establish a joint open laboratory with the Chinese Pharmacopoeia Commission.

The lab, which will be located in the Beijing Zhendong Guangming Drug Research Institute, is slated to open by the end of the year. Activities there will be directed at research into pharmacopoeia standards, developing testing methods, validating the methods, and providing training in pharmacopoeia detection methods. The lab, the partners said, is anticipated to become a national technical support center in Chinese pharmaceutical standards.

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