Russian Startup Licenses Database to Biomax | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK, April 2 – Bioinformatics startup Softberry of Novosibirsk, Russia and White Plains, NY, said Monday it had licensed its human genome database to Biomax of Martinsried, Germany.

Valery Sagitov, president of Softberry, told GenomeWeb that the database contains predicted gene sequences as well as protein homologies.

To create the database, Softberry used its gene prediction programs to predict gene sequences in public databases and then ran those sequences against public protein databases in order to find homologies.

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