SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

October 01, 2009 07:01 ET

Genzyme Survives Virus Infection at Allston Manufacturing Plant and Resumes Drug Production, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - October 1, 2009) - Reported by Annette Kreuger, Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- A virus infection forced the Genzyme Corporation (NASDAQ:GENZ) to shut down the company's biopharmaceutical plant in Allston Landing, Massachusetts. The virus strain Vesivirus 2117, which was found in the site's six bioreactors, interferes with the growth of CHO cells, a component in biologic drug production.

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