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Bayer CropScience Renews License to Genedata Software for Three Years

NEW YORK, June 9 (GenomeWeb News) - Bayer CropScience has extended its license to Genedata software products for another three years, Swiss bioinformatics firm Genedata said today.


Under the new agreement, Bayer CropScience, the agrochemical subsidiary of Bayer, has licensed the AgroLead edition of Genedata's Phylosopher as well as the company's Expressionist platform for use in research and development across the company.


Bayer, which helped develop Phylosopher, an automated high-throughput system to predict gene function and elucidate essential biochemical pathways from complete genomes, first became a customer in 1999.

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