Harris & Harris Group Notes Metabolon's Collaboration With GSK

Harris & Harris Group Notes Metabolon's Collaboration With GSK

NEW YORK, May 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Harris & Harris Group, Inc.
(Nasdaq:TINY), an investor in transformative companies enabled by disruptive
science, notes the announcement by portfolio company, Metabolon, Inc., that it
has entered into a collaboration agreement with GlaxoSmithKline ("GSK") to
provide metabolomic profiling services and to collaborate on other research
projects leveraging Metabolon's DiscoveryHD4™ platform.

The collaboration will give GSK access to Metabolon's bioinformatics tools
along with the company's proprietary disease ontologies, as well as
visualization tools that will integrate metabolomics data with existing
genomics and proteomics data.

Metabolon has completed thousands of metabolomics studies across numerous
therapeutic areas and has developed expertise in metabolic pathways and
targets that are involved in the onset of disease and its progression.
Metabolon's press release may be viewed at

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