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Altana Licenses Spotfire DecisionSite Software

NEW YORK, Nov. 1 (GenomeWeb News) - Spotfire today said that Altana Pharma has licensed its Spotfire DecisionSite software worldwide for research, lead discovery, and clinical safety in four separate labs.

The drug maker currently uses the software in functional genomics and lead discovery research, Spotfire said.

 

Altana will integrate DecisionSite into its research portal, and said it plans to use Spotfire's posters as a global reporting platform to "publish, share, and extend" DecisionSite analysis results across project teams.

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