The Native Antigen Co., finds China distribution partner



UK-based The Native Antigen Company, a leading supplier of specialist reagents, will be venturing into the China market after signing up Shanghai Bioleaf to act as distribution partner for the market. That came alongside a separate deal with Germany-based BIOZOL, which will distribute the firm’s products in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria. No financial specifics to either deal were disclosed.

The Oxford-based The Native Antigen Company creates specialized reagents based on isolating and purifying native antigens and recombinant proteins from viral and bacterial pathogens in mammalian cell expression systems. Its products are used by pharmaceutical, in vitro diagnostic (IVD) assay manufacturers and academic institutes carrying out research and serology for vaccines.

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