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Spotfire, Applied Biosystems Ink Gene Expression Technology Deal

NEW YORK, June 28 (GenomeWeb News) - Spotfire announced today that it has signed a deal with Applied Biosystems under which the companies will combines certain of their technologies for human gene expression research.


Under the deal, Applied Biosystems will build analysis capabilities on top of Spotfire's DecisionSite platform, and offer with its newly released Expression Array system 90-day evaluation licenses of the Spotfire's DecisionSite for Function Genomics software.


"We are pleased to be aligned with Applied Biosystems as it expands its footprint in the gene expression analysis market with the introduction of the Expression Array System," Christopher Ahlberg, CEO of Spotfire, said in a statement. "By combining these technologies, researchers engaged in microarray analysis will be able to conduct more comprehensive analysis in less time."



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