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Bio-Rad Updates KnowItAll for Launch This Month; June Release Will Have Additional Capabilities

This update serves to clarify that Bio-Rad had planned to pre-launch at PittCon last month its KnowItAll platform integrated with a chemometrics platform, and had planned to formally roll out the product in April. The original article incorrectly implied that the PittCon pre-launch was delayed.


NEW YORK, April 7 (GenomeWeb News) - Bio-Rad has finished integrating one of two technologies into its KnowItAll informatics platform and will launch it this month, and plans to incorporate the second technology into the informatics system for the June launch of a new version of the product, GenomeWeb News has learned.


Last month at the PittCon conference, Bio-Rad pre-launched the first product, integrated with Infometrix' Pirouette chemometrics technology, and plans to formally roll it out sometime this month, according to a company spokesperson.


Bio-Rad has not yet completed integrating the second platform, the Molecular Structure Activity Relationships molecular-modeling technology, made by Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, said Kernan. The addition of that technology, which was developed by CSIRO's Division of Molecular and Health Technologies, will be completed before the June launch of an updated version of KnowItAll, said Kernan.

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