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2008-03-21 06:00:28

By Rachel Melcer, St. Louis Post-Dispatch Mar. 21--Sigma-Aldrich Corp., in search of cutting-edge business opportunities, is making a strategic investment in Clayton-based Prolog Ventures, a life-science venture capital fund. If it succeeds, the relationship could help fine-chemical maker Sigma-Aldrich continue its growth in the biotech industry. The St. Louis-based company, which last year topped $2 billion in sales, is exchanging an undisclosed amount of cash for a seat at the table...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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