Sophion Bioscience Collaborates with Merck
News Dec 21, 2005
Sophion Bioscience, Inc. and Sophion Bioscience A/S (Ballerup, Denmark) have announced collaboration with Merck & Co., Inc. to complete the QPatch HT, a 48-channel automated, gigaseal patch clamp system.
QPatch HT is a second-generation instrument based on the QPatch 16, a 16-channel automated patch clamp system marketed by Sophion and in use at pharmaceutical and biotech companies around the world for hERG testing, ion channel screening and drug discovery programs.
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