NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — NimbleGen customers will receive a free trial of DNAStar’s latest gene-expression software as part of a new distribution agreement between the companies, DNAStar said today.
Under terms of the agreement, NimbleGen customers will be provided with a free trial version of ArrayStar v.2.0 when they receive either their chip data or product from NimbleGen.
DNAStar said ArrayStar is the first gene expression analysis software product designed specifically for data files from NimbleGen microarrays.
The company said the software enables users to determine gene-expression levels, gene relationships and class discoveries, and it offers visualization capabilities such as heat maps, k-means clustering, and other statistical analysis options.
Financial terms of the agreement were not released.