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InforSense Makes GenSense Software Affy-Compatible

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - InforSense said today that it has joined the Affymetrix GeneChip-compatible Applications Program in order to make its GenSense software compatible with the GeneChip platform.
 
Affymetrix has also become a member of InforSense's Open Workflow Partner Network, the company said.
 
InforSense said the integration will allow researchers to analyze and interpret information from Affy's Genome-Wide Human SNP 5.0 and SNP 6.0 arrays.
 
The company said its embedded analytics software now offers access to Affy's software for analyzing loss of heterozygosity and copy number variation, and several of Affy's calling algorithms, including BRLMM, BRLMM-p, and Birdseed.

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