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MetaMorphix, Inc. Company Profile

11:12 EDT 24th September 2018 | BioPortfolio

MetaMorphix Inc. was formed in 1994 as a research collaboration between Genetics Institute, now a part of Wyeth (a pharmaceutical company) and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. The purpose of the collaboration was to discover and characterize Growth Differentiation Factors. The collaboration discovered 16 unique growth factors. MetaMorphix's initial platform technology is based on one of these factors, Myostatinâ„¢.MMI acquired its second technology platform, immunopharmaceuticals. The platfom was initially developed by the University of Saskatchewan and then licensed exclusively licensed to BioStar, a Canadian biotechnology company. MetaMorphix acquired BioStar's assets in 2000.
On March 1 2002 , MetaMorphix acquired its third technology platform, genomics, from Celera Genomics, the biotechnology company that sequenced the human genome. MetaMorphix also obtained Celera’s AgGen operation, a wholly-owned subsidiary and one of the largest animal genotyping facilities in the world

Location

8000 Virginia Manor Rd., Suite 140
Beltsville
Maryland
20705
United States of America

Contact

Phone: (301) 617-9080
Fax: (301) 617-9075
Email: optout@MetaMorphixinc.com


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MetaMorphix, Inc.

MetaMorphix Inc. was formed in 1994 as a research collaboration between Genetics Institute, now a part of Wyeth (a pharmaceutical company) and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. The purpose of the ...

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