Assay Designs of Ann Arbor, Michigan, has acquired Canada's Stressgen Bioreagents. Stressgen develops and markets antibodies, proteins and related kits to life sciences researchers worldwide. No financial details were released. Dr. Russell Hart, Assay Designs' co-founder and president, said, "The combination of Assay Designs and Stressgen creates exciting opportunities. For example, it allows us to leverage Stressgen's expertise in heat shock proteins, active kinases and antibodies to develop new, unique kits. We also plan to take advantage of Stressgen's West coast location to extend customer service and technical support coverage for Assay Designs' customers, and vice versa."
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