NEW YORK, Feb 28 - PPD Discovery, the drug discovery division of Wilmington, NC-based PPD, has agreed to license Informax's Genomax bioinformatics system for its functional genomics research, PPD said Wednesday.

PPD's functional genomics research focuses on isolating gene inhibitors involved in cellular processes. The company will use the Genomax system to manage, analyze, and mine gene expression and function data.

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