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Bangalore Bioinformatics Firm Licenses Protein Interaction Database to Lion Bioscience Research

NEW YORK, Sept. 17 (GenomeWeb News) – Molecular Connections of Bangalore, India, announced this week that it has licensed its NetPro database of interacting proteins to Lion Bioscience Research.

Financial details of the agreement were not disclosed.

The NetPro database covers more than 30,000 expert curated and annotated protein-protein interactions. All the interactions are from peer-reviewed published scientific literature and have been validated through manual cross-checking, the company said. Molecular Connections will be adding another 30,000 protein databases to NetPro to take the total to 60,000, the company said in an article published by The Economic Times  of India.

Molecular Connections is a joint venture of idea2solutions, an incubator established by the founders of the Hyderabad, India-based pharmaceutical company, Dr. Reddy’s Group, and Singapore-based Institute for Infocomm Research (LabIT).


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