NEW YORK, Sept 7 - LION bioscience (Nasdaq: LEON) said on Thursday it had released genomeSCOUT 1.0, a software package for genome comparison and analysis.

genomeSCOUT uses comparative genomics to help researchers gain information about the   functionality of as well as the differences between the growing number of sequenced genomes. The software also allows users to discover unique genes in any set of organisms, and to assign functions to genes and to compare metabolic pathways in different organisms.

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