ChemPartner and Active Motif Form an Epigenetic Biochemical Technology Alliance

December 2, 2014 – ChemPartner and Active Motif have formed a strategic alliance to develop technology for epigenetic biochemical assays that will significantly boost enzyme activity and reference potency.

The technology alliance will combine ChemPartner’s enzyme activity assay technology and project data with Active Motif’s protein solutions. The strategic partnership will expand the epigenetic panel service and also provide more comprehensive data for epigenetic enzyme quality control for drug screening applications. Biotech companies globally can take advantage of the combined solutions offered through the partnership to speed up their research projects and lower their cost, avoiding the huge upfront investment incurred in instrumentation and labor.

“Active Motif is the best epigenetic protein and reagent provider around the world; we are very glad to establish a collaboration with Active Motif. We believe our partnership will more effectively strengthen the benefit for our respective customers”, commented Mr. Michael Hui, Chairman and CEO of ChemPartner.

To date, Active Motif and ChemPartner have successfully collaborated on over 37 epigenetic targets.

"Active Motif is very proud and enthusiastic about embarking on a partnership with such a prestigious CRO like ChemPartner. I believe that this is a strong endorsement of the quality of our protein expression group“, commented Joseph M. Fernandez, CEO of Active Motif.

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About ChemPartner:

ChemPartner is a leading China-based contract research organization (CRO) providing high-quality and cost-effective services for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. The group offers a broad range of high-quality, integrated services across the drug discovery and development process to help international and Chinese pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies discover and develop novel drug candidates efficiently. ChemPartner’s services consist of discovery chemistry, discovery biology and preclinical development, pharmaceutical development and biologics services.

About Active Motif:

Active Motif is the industry leader in developing and delivering innovative tools to enable epigenetics and gene regulation research for the life science, clinical and pharmaceutical and drug discovery communities. Active Motif operates globally through its corporate headquarters in Carlsbad, California, regional headquarters in Belgium, Japan and China, as well as a worldwide network of sales and support offices. Active Motif applies a multi-disciplinary approach to create new and modify existing technologies to meet the current and future needs of life science researchers.