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The Amethyst Portfolio


Analytical Ventura LogoAnalytical Ventura

A unique combination of scientists, engineers, technicians, and project managers focused on the timely delivery of knowledge through the use of state-of-the-art analytical instrumentation and methods. Analyical Ventura provides analytical methods development, testing, and consultation, as well as its sophisticated Molecular Detectives forensic characterization services. Av also offers cell- and virus-based assay development, characterization, and testing. For more information on Analytical Ventura, click here.


Designed Polymers designs, manufactures, and sells bioconjugatable polymers to a wide range of biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device, nanotechnology, nutraceutical, and materials-science clients. DP also offers bioconjugation services to assist companies with their lead optimization, therapeutic design, gene delivery, and drug-delivery projects. DP's website is currently under development. If you would like to be notified when new information is available, please click here to be added to DP's announcements list.


Vector Research

Vector Research designs, produces, and sells products resulting from the application of modern molecular biology. Clients include a wide range of biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device, nanotechnology, nutraceutical, and materials-science organizations. VR can help you design an optimal peptide, protein, or drug-delivery particle and then develop efficient upstream and downstream production processes. VR's website is currently under development, but if you'd like to be notified when new information is available, please click here to be added to VR's announcements list.

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