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Gentronix Signs First Japanese Contracted Screening Collaboration with Kowa

Published: Thursday, October 04, 2012
Last Updated: Thursday, October 04, 2012
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Gentronix Ltd. has announced the company's first contracted screening project in Japan, with a major Japanese pharmaceutical manufacturer, Kowa Company, Ltd.

Under the agreement, Gentronix will conduct genotoxicity screening of compounds for Kowa for use in selected undisclosed therapeutic products in its development pipeline. Currently over 100 pharmaceutical and fine chemical companies in 17 countries have used the Gentronix proprietary GreenScreen HC assay technology as part of their genotoxicity profiling strategy.

“Gentronix is delighted to be working with Kowa in the Japanese market. We believe that the Gentronix GreenScreen assay with its outstanding specificity, high sensitivity and low compound requirement, is an ideal assay, as an early screen, to assist medicinal chemists make high quality compound decisions, improve attrition rates and avoid the late stage failure of drug candidates.” (John Nicholson, Gentronix CEO)


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