AnaSpec Signs Distribution Agreement with Yope Biotechnology
News Dec 03, 2008
AnaSpec and Yope Biotechnology Co. Ltd. have announced a non-exclusive distributor agreement that will allow Yope Biotechnology Co. Ltd. to distribute AnaSpec’s catalog and custom products throughout China.
AnaSpec’s Director of Sales & Marketing, Violeta Rajkovska, noted, “AnaSpec is pleased to partner with Yope Biotechnology to expand the availability of our integrated proteomics solutions to researchers throughout China.”
Yope Biotechnology’s President, Li Baoping, stated, “AnaSpec’s broad range of peptides, antibodies, dyes, assay kits, and synthesis reagents are a welcome addition to the expanding collection of research tools that Yope Biotechnology seeks to offer our customers.”
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