NEW YORK, July 9 - Millennium Pharmaceuticals has agreed to license the BioRS data integration and retrieval system from Biomax, the companies said Monday. 

BioRS integrates public and proprietary biological databases through a web interface. The system uses XML to standardize the data format, and can integrate both relational and flat-file databases. In January, Informax signed a four-year deal with Biomax, based in Martinsried, to exclusively license and distribute the BioRS system worldwide.

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