NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Harris & Harris Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive science, notes the announcement by portfolio company, Metabolon, Inc., that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with GlaxoSmithKline ("GSK") to provide metabolomic profiling services and to collaborate on other research projects leveraging Metabolon's DiscoveryHD4™ platform.
The collaboration will give GSK access to Metabolon's bioinformatics tools along with the company's proprietary disease ontologies, as well as visualization tools that will integrate metabolomics data with existing genomics and proteomics data.
Metabolon has completed thousands of metabolomics studies across numerous therapeutic areas and has developed expertise in metabolic pathways and targets that are involved in the onset of disease and its progression. Metabolon's press release may be viewed at http://www.metabolon.com/news/PressReleases.aspx.
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