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Ocimum Sells LIMS to NRCC Sequencing Facility

NEW YORK, Jan. 20 (GenomeWeb News) - Ocimum Biosolutions has sold its Biotracker LIMS to the National Research Council of Canada's Halifax sequencing facility, the company said today.

 

Calgary, Canada-based United Bioinformatica will implement the system for Ocimum, which has offices in Indianapolis, Ind., and Hyderabad, India.

 

The NRCC's Halifax facility focuses on genomes with relevance to fish and shellfish, including their pathogens.

 

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