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Screen Stocks

To investigate stocks for potential investment according to a predetermined set of criteria. For example, an investor may screen stocks according to the lowest price, the most market capitalization, the most favorable price-earnings ratio, or any number of other variables. One may also combine criteria while screening stocks. The process is designed to help one make the best investment decisions, and is often accomplished with the help of a computer.

screening

the process of evaluating product ideas in terms of consumer acceptance, technical feasibility and cost. See NEW PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT.
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The RapidFire(TM) system has now been used to identify lead compounds in a wide range of high-throughput screening projects, ranging from key metabolic disease, cardiovascular, and oncology targets to novel targets in the anti-infective and anti-fungal areas.
Under the agreement, Affitech receives a license to use XOMA's bacterial cell expression (BCE) technology for developing antibody products using Affitech's phagemid display-based Breitling antibody libraries, CBAS(TM) technology and the AffiscreeN(TM) high-throughput screening system.
Only in the past few years has high-throughput screening become available to universities.
MPC-6827 is being developed by Myriad from a family of anti-cancer analogs discovered by Maxim through its proprietary high-throughput screening system that identifies compounds and molecular targets that induce programmed cell death, or apoptosis.
E[acute accent]BioTrove offers access to the RapidFire Lead Discovery system as a high-throughput screening service that includes assay development, primary screening, as well as supporting secondary screening and chemistry programs.