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CombiMatrix Corporation

Our Opinion

CombiMatrix Corporation is on the Cruelty Free Investing list for exploiting animals because the company does animal testing for some of their medical analysis and clinical research.

Supporting Evidence:

The following report cites that the company uses animals for testing drugs and clinical research.

“Through the CombiMatrix group’s minority ownership of Leuchemix, Inc., we have access to proprietary compounds that have been shown to be cytotoxic towards certain cancers in-vitro and in vivo. Leuchemix, Inc. has access to a bank of over 150 primary leukemia specimens and a panel of 15 leukemia and lymphoma cell lines as well as several xenogenic animal model systems.” (Page 16) Read the full document.

Company Description

CombiMatrix Corp. engages in the provision of clinical diagnostic services. It offers cytogenomic testing for preimplantation genetic testing, prenatal diagnosis, miscarriage analysis, and pediatric developmental disorders. The company was founded in October 1995 and is headquartered in Irvine, CA. [Source: MarketWatch]

Company Website: http://combimatrix.com