Charm Sciences is a world leading provider of food safety diagnostic tests custom manufactured to meet an ever-changing global regulatory environment. Over the years, Charm has extended its diagnostic portfolio to include test kits and integrated programs for antibiotics, mycotoxins, pesticides, alkaline phosphatase, pathogens, end-product microbial assessment, allergen control, and ATP.
Applied Biosystems Group, a unit of Applied Biosystems Inc. makes the big machines for life scientists to peer into the details of DNA and proteins. Its product line includes systems that detect the polymerase chain reactions used to identify DNA sequences. The unit also provides gene expression assays for various species, specialized enzymes called reagents, and disposable plastic devices to hold DNA samples.
Merrimack Pharmaceuticals are dedicated to the discovery and development of innovative therapies for the treatment of autoimmune disease and cancer. Merrimack is advancing a robust pipeline of clinical and early-stage biologics that represent the next generation of patient-directed, targeted therapies.
Palmetto Pharmaceuticals is a drug development company recently formed from the leveraged purchase of substantially all of the assets of eNOS Pharmaceuticals of Cambridge,MA and certain intellectual property assets of Angiogenix,Inc of San Francisco,CA. These two companies had done extensive pre-clinical and clinical work on the development of combination therapies that addressed the improved endothelial function and enhanced blood flow resulting when the amino acid L-arginine was administered with statins.