Sheffield Bio-Science Adds Chemically Defined Media Supplements to Product Portfolio

By Sheffield Bio-science A Kerry Group Business, PRNE
Monday, September 27, 2010

BELOIT, Wisconsin, September 28, 2010 - Sheffield Bio-Science, a Kerry Group Business, has formed a strategic
global sales and marketing alliance with Girus Life Sciences. Under this
partnership, Sheffield Bio-Science will be the exclusive Global Sales,
Distribution and Development Partner for Girus Life Sciences' chemically
defined Regocel supplements.

Regocel supplements are small molecule yield enhancers designed to
improve cell culture performance. The supplements were developed to enhance
protein production while maintaining cell viability, effectively increasing
overall bio-manufacturing efficiencies. They are commercially available for
use with CHO, Hybridoma, NS0 myeloma, and stem cells.

"Our customers trust us to deliver innovative, superior products to help
them optimize and grow their businesses," said Edmond Scanlon, President of
Sheffield Bio-Science. "This agreement marks a new dimension for our business
as it is our first step into chemically defined supplements."

Through its continued investment in talented expertise and novel
technologies, Sheffield Bio-Science continues to strengthen its media
optimization portfolio to deliver innovative, animal component free
supplements. Such high quality solutions help customers increase cell
proliferation, extend cell viability, and increase target protein production.
Customers will now have greater access to the industry's most innovative and
extensive bio-technologies, including small molecule enhancers, hydrolyzed
proteins, recombinant proteins, and yeast extracts.

About Sheffield Bio-Science: Sheffield Bio-Science, part of Kerry Group,
is a leader in innovation and applications of cell nutrition and excipients.
With products ranging from lactose, coatings and tabletting systems to media
ingredients used in biotechnological production systems, Sheffield
Bio-Science applies its applications expertise to deliver integrated
solutions that meet unique customer challenges.

Melanie Cacciottolo, Marketing Manager of Sheffield Bio-Science a Kerry Group Business, +1-608-363-3020, melanie.cacciottolo at

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