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Ocimum Licenses Gene Expression Technology to Bioniche, University of Ottawa

NEW YORK, Aug 2 (GenomeWeb News) - Ocimum Biosolutions, a provider of bioinformatics tools and services, said today that it has licensed its Genowiz gene expression analysis program to the Bioniche Therapeutics Research Center of Bioniche Life Sciences and to the University of Ottawa.


Financial terms of the deals were not disclosed.


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