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Chiron Licenses Gene-IT s GenomeQuest

NEW YORK, Feb. 13 (GenomeWeb News) - Chiron will use Gene-IT's genome-scale sequence-comparison and -mining software when reviewing patent applications, Gene-IT said today.

 

The GenomeQuest system couples sequence retrieval with sequence comparison for inter- and cross-species comparison of up-to-date biological and patent reference data.

 

Financial details were not provided.

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