NEW YORK, March 19 – GeneData, a Swiss bioinformatics company, said Monday it would provide its Phylosopher software for comparative genomics studies to the Japanese National Institute of Technology and Evaluation.

NITE will use the software to annotate sequence data “of particular interest for pharmaceutical applications” generated at its facility in Tokyo, a statement said. In the past, NITE has sequenced the genomes of Pyrococcus horikishii  and Aeropyrum pernix

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