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National Center for Genome Resources Releases Open Source Version of Bioinformatics Integration Platform

NEW YORK, Aug. 25 (GenomeWeb News) - The National Center for Genome Resources has released an open source version of its Integrated System software platform, NCGR said on Tuesday.


The platform, called ISYS, integrates independent bioinformatics software tools and databases, analysis programs, and visualization tools. The platform was developed in collaboration with the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, which seeks to improve crop yields, and has been available as a downloadable executable since 2001.


The open source version allows researchers to use ISYS as the basis of their own work or to contribute to its further development.


NCGR, based in Santa Fe, NM, is a nonprofit research institute focusing on collaborative research in bioscience, computing, and mathematics.

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