Berlin—Springer Science+Business Media announced it has acquired Human Press, which publishes research books and journals in molecular biology, neuroscience, cancer research and medicine.
Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Humana Press publishes the Methods in Molecular Biology series; the Cancer Drug Discovery and Development series; the Contemporary Cardiology series; the Neuromethods series; and the Methods in Molecular Medicine series.
Its portfolio includes 25 journals, including Molecular Biotechnology and Cardiovascular Toxicology.
The deal also includes two market databases that include more than 16,000 searchable online protocols in biomedicine.