Expanding iXCells Global Footprint
iXCells Biotechnologies USA, Inc. (San Diego, CA), a leading cell technology company specializing in preclinical drug discovery solutions, today announced it has entered into a distribution agreement with Fujifilm WAKO Pure Chemical Corp. (Osaka, JP), a provider of highly functional and high-quality laboratory reagents, primary and engineered cell products, specialty chemicals, and clinical diagnostic reagents to Japan’s life science industry. Fujifilm WAKO will market, sell, and distribute iXCells high quality primary cells, cell culture media and reagents for non-clinical research use.
The distribution agreement enables Fujifilm WAKO and iXCells to offer a selection of various primary cell types such as fibroblasts, endothelial cells, epithelial cells, PBMCs, immune cells, muscle cells, neuronal cells, hepatocytes, stem cells, and associated cell culture media and supplement products to Japan’s life science researchers focused on drug discovery and development.
Satoshi Saito, Senior Director of Fujifilm WAKO commented “We are extremely delighted to partner with iXCells Biotechnologies to expand our cell culture product offering to benefit our valued customers across Japan’s life science industry.
About iXCells Biotechnologies
Headquartered in San Diego, CA, iXCells Biotechnologies is a cell biology and cell technology company specializing in preclinical drug discovery solutions with the focus on disease relevant cellular models enabling technologies and services to the academic, biotech and pharma communities. iXCells provides primary cells and iPSC derived cells, custom iPSC services, and functional bioassay development and execution, among other products and services.
About Fujifilm WAKO Pure Chemical Corp.
FUJIFILM Wako Pure Chemical Corporation (Osaka, JP) has been providing highly functional and high-quality laboratory chemicals, specialty chemicals, and clinical diagnostic reagents based on advanced technological development, to manufacturing, and sales base that has been built up in Japan over many years.