NEW YORK, Sept 6 - Applied Biosystems (NYSE: PEB) said on Wednesday it had agreed to make a $3 million equity investment in software developer Genomica.

The companies also signed an agreement under which Genomica will license its genetic-analysis object model to Applied Biosystems.

The object model will allow Applied Biosystems to store genotyping results garnered from its various instruments in a common Oracle database. Genomica's bioinformatics software products could then be used to access the genotyping results for scientific analysis.

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