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Genomatica Licenses Modeling Software to Dutch Food Research Center

NEW YORK, July 7 (GenomeWeb News) - Genomatica has licensed its biological modeling software to the Wageningen Center for Foods Sciences of the Netherlands, the San Diego-based company said today.

 

Genomatica, besides licensing its SimPheny enterprise software, will co-develop an in silico metabolic model of Lactobacillus plantarum with WCFS. As part of the agreement, Genomatica will provide training and scientific support.

 

WCFS is a private-public partnership of government, industry, and research institutes that was created by Dutch food and fermentation companies.

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