Purely Proteins has been established to exploit the increasing need for and use of human proteins in human medical research. The company purifies suites of human proteins, as both drug targets and bio-therapeutics, using proprietary processes that ensure both high purity and biological activity. Purely Proteins also offers ligand screening services, backed by state-of-the-art informatics, to examine therapeutic targeting to these proteins.
Originally focused on the fibers and chemicals business sectors, today Asahi Kasei is growing through diversification into the fields of housing, health care and electronics. Asahi Kasei Corporation has seven constituent corporations – Asahi Kasei Fibers, Asahi Kasei Chemicals, Asahi Kasei Life & Living, Asahi Kasei Construction Materials, Asahi Kasei Homes, Asahi Kasei EMD and Asahi Kasei Pharma. Special emphasis is placed on R&D in the fields of electronics, health care, environmental preservation, and energy conservation.