Shanghai AnXing Scientific Instrument & Materials Import & Export Co., Ltd. (AnXing) of Shanghai, China and Cellomics, Inc. of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. announced today that AnXing will be the distribution partner for Cellomics in China.
AnXing will provide sales, marketing, service and customer support for Cellomics products, which include the ArrayScan and KineticScan HCS Readers, BioApplications image analysis software, a suite of High Content Informatics (HCi) software and a portfolio of HitKit HCS Reagent Kits.
These products are used in Drug Discovery and Systems Biology research in pharmaceutical, biotechnology and academic institutions.
Shanghai AnXing Scientific Instruments and Materials Import and Export Co. Ltd. is established with the approval of the Shanghai Foreign Trade and Economics Committee. The company is also a commissioner of the Shanghai Association of Biopharmaceutical Industry and a member of the Shanghai Association of Foreign Trade. AnXing provides equipment for the bio-science and bio-technic mrakets.
Cellomics, Inc. is automating drug discovery through a cell-based assay platform that addresses the needs of Drug Discovery and Systems Biology groups by offering complete systems for High Content Screening. The platform includes HCS instrumentation (both fixed end-point and kinetic systems), informatics, cellular image analysis software (BioApplications), fluorescent reagents, kits, cell lines, and multiparametric assays. When applied to early drug discovery, this platform is proving to reduce the 'idea-to-discovery' cycle time in drug discovery, while increasing the probability of the therapeutic success of leads as well as enhancing throughput in systems biology and basic research. Cellomics' proprietary platforms, including the ArrayScan and KineticScan HCS Readers, along with BioApplications software and High Content Informatics suite, are in use at multiple sites within all of the top fifteen pharmaceutical companies, as well as leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies and academic centers globally.