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Institute of Food Research to Use BlueGnome s BlueFuse Software to Study Food Bug

NEW YORK, Nov. 5 (GenomeWeb News) - The UK-based Instituteof Food Researchhas licensed the BlueFuse for MicroArrays software from BlueGnome to help it pinpoint how a certain bacterium in food causes disease.


Scientists led by Jay Hintons will use the software to discern how the bacterium, Salmonella typhimurium, manages to evade antibiotics and survive in the human body.


The IFR said Hintons' research may lead to the development of a vaccine for the bug.

Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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