NEW YORK, Feb. 11—Deltagen has licensed its mammalian gene function database to Merck, the company said in a statement today.

By the terms of the deal, Merck has non-exclusive access to functional data from 750 genes and some associated intellectual property rights. 

To read the full story....

Register for Free.

...and receive Daily News bulletins.

Already have a GenomeWeb or 360Dx account?
Login Now.

The World Health Organization has announced the members of its gene-editing committee, according to NPR.

DARPA is working on developing algorithms that gauge the credibility of research findings, Wired reports.

The American Society of Breast Surgeons recommends all women diagnosed with breast cancer be offered genetic testing, the Washington Post says.

In Science this week: comparison of modern, historical rabbit exomes uncovers parallel evolution after myxoma virus exposure; and more.