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Protana Expands Literature Curation Deal with Molecular Connections

NEW YORK, Sept. 20 (GenomeWeb News) - Molecular Connections said today that Protana, formerly MDS Proteomics, has renewed and expanded the companies' literature curation and annotation services collaboration.

 

According to Bangalore, India-based Molecular Connections, its literature mining and annotation services are used by Protana to summarize scientific knowledge about proteins in order to help its scientific teams make appropriate research and development decisions.

 

"We have established a very productive relationship with Molecular Connections," Thodoros Topaloglou, senior vice president and head of bioinformatics at Protana, said in a statement. "More importantly, Molecular Connections has the ... capability to scale up. Expansion of the collaboration is a logical move."

 

Specific terms of the arrangement were not disclosed

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