NEW YORK, April 24 – DoubleTwist announced Tuesday that it had acquired the exclusive rights to commercialize the Weizmann Institute’s GeneCards database, reflecting the company’s efforts to expand its offerings by not only building its own products but also by gaining access to pre-existing technology and services.

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