Investing in Groundbreaking Mass Spectrometry Technology Allows Contract Research Organization to Offer Pharmaceutical Clients Comprehensive Pre-Clinical Study Data
MILFORD, Mass., Feb. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waters Corporation (NYSE: WAT) announced today that XenoTech (Lenexa, KS) has begun offering new metabolite profiling services made possible in part by its recent acquisition of a Waters(R) Synapt(TM) High Definition Mass Spectrometry(TM) (HDMS) System. The Synapt HDMS System is the centerpiece of its metabolite profiling efforts and allows XenoTech to offer one-of-a-kind services to companies that are investigating promising new drug candidates. Integrated with a Waters ACQUITY(R) UltraPerformance Liquid Chromatograph (UPLC(R)) the Synapt HDMS System will provide XenoTech's scientific consultants with in vitro drug metabolism study data to support its clients' drug discovery decision-making process, offering them insights into the viability of potential drug candidates prior to their introduction into clinical trials.
"We have built a high degree of quality into XenoTech's products and in vitro services," states Andrew Parkinson, CEO / CSO of XenoTech. "We enjoy a very strong reputation for drug metabolism research and for our consultative approach to contract services. Our customers know that they can expect the best from us, and in turn, we expect the best from the instrumentation that we use to investigate their compounds"
"The economic landscape comes into play as well," says Parkinson. "Customers are faced with the need to collect more information on their developmental drugs with limited budgets and reduced staff. As a provider of contract services, we must produce the most meaningful and reliable data as quickly and efficiently as possible using small amounts of cost
|SOURCE Waters Corporation|
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