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GeneGo Licenses MetaBase Database to GSK

NEW YORK, Jan. 31 (GenomeWeb News) - GeneGo has licensed its MetaBase database of human biology and medicinal chemistry to GlaxoSmithKline, the company said today.


According to GeneGo, GlaxoSmithKline plans to apply the database to its preclinical drug discovery efforts, as well as to integrate the database's content into its internal informatics systems.


Specific terms of the arrangement were not disclosed.

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