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Oxford Genome Sciences Licenses OGAP Database to UCB

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 (GenomeWeb News) - Oxford Genome Sciences said today that it has licensed its OGAP (Oxford Genome Anatomy Project) database to Belgian biopharmaceutical firm UCB.

 

The OGAP database integrates clinical, proteomic, and genomic information, including more than one million peptide sequences from 50 tissues and 60 disease states, mapped to approximately 16,000 genes and over eight million SNPs.

 

Financial terms of the agreement were not provided.

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