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Protometrix Inc.

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

Protometrix's microarray technology enables it to produce, purify, and assay thousands of proteins at once on a solid surface. With this skill set, the company believes it can become the first firm able to offer drug developers the ability to scan the entire human proteome in a high-throughput setting.

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