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Merck Licenses Ingenuity Pathways Analysis Software

NEW YORK, Dec. 6 (GenomeWeb News) - Merck has taken a multi-year license to Ingenuity's Pathways Analysis software for use by its scientists worldwide, the companies said today.


Under the multi-year license, Merck plans to use the application, which contains information about biological networks and pathways curated from the scientific literature, together with its own tools for molecular profiling.


Merck will also integrate Ingenuity Pathways Analysis with its own bioinformatics systems.

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