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GeneGo Licenses Pathway Database and Analysis Products to Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals

NEW YORK, May 9 (GenomeWeb News) - GeneGo has licensed its MetaCore and MetaBase pathway database and analysis products to Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of Procter & Gamble, the St. Joseph, Mich.-based company said today.


MetaBase is a manually curated database with information on mammalian signaling, metabolism, transcription factors, receptors, drug targets, and bioactive chemistry. MetaCore allows users to examine multiple types of data in parallel and to edit pathways and add annotations.

The Scan

LINE-1 Linked to Premature Aging Conditions

Researchers report in Science Translational Medicine that the accumulation of LINE-1 RNA contributes to premature aging conditions and that symptoms can be improved by targeting them.

Team Presents Cattle Genotype-Tissue Expression Atlas

Using RNA sequences representing thousands of cattle samples, researchers looked at relationships between cattle genotype and tissue expression in Nature Genetics.

Researchers Map Recombination in Khoe-San Population

With whole-genome sequences for dozens of individuals from the Nama population, researchers saw in Genome Biology fine-scale recombination patterns that clustered outside of other populations.

Myotonic Dystrophy Repeat Detected in Family Genome Sequencing Analysis

While sequencing individuals from a multi-generation family, researchers identified a myotonic dystrophy type 2-related short tandem repeat in the European Journal of Human Genetics.