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RZPD Works with Insilico to Update Bioinformatics Capabilities

NEW YORK, June 1 (GenomeWeb News) - RZPD, the GermanResourceCenter for Genomic Research, has partnered with Austrian bioinformatics company Insilica to update the resource center's bioinformatics capabilities, the duo announced today.


According to the new partners, RZPD will integrate Insilico's SQL-based MASI database into its material index, enabling researchers to cross-reference between sources and to identify research material offered by RZPD that matches their query.


Insilica's database system is capable of integrating information on RNAs, DNAs, proteins, as well as their native tissues and cells, the partners said, and RZPD users will now be able to cut time off their research queries. In addition, RZPD's index will now be updated on a weekly basis, the partners said.


Financial details were not discussed.

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