MDL Information Systems has acquired Afferent Systems
in a move to create enterprise-wide informatics solutions for low-, medium- and high-throughput discovery.
the recognized leader in discovery informatics for the life science and chemical industries, announced today that it is acquiring Afferent Systems, Inc.
MDL and Afferent are a natural fit, with complementary skills and technology," said David Chapman, president of Afferent Systems.
Specific topics include orexin and its receptors, neurontal responses to orexin/hypocretin, and afferent systems
, hypocretin measurements in blood and tissues, the feeding behavior of the orexin system and its relation with the autonomic nervous system and the neuroendocrine system, stress and emotion, hypocretin as a wakefulness regulatory peptide and as a component in motor function.
IRORI, a subsidiary of Discovery Partners International and a provider of drug discovery technologies, and Afferent Systems