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Taisho Subscribes to Inpharmatica s Biopendium Database

NEW YORK, March 29 (GenomeWeb News) - Inpharmatica has licensed its Biopendium Online genome annotation database to Taisho Pharmaceuticals of Japan, the company said today.


Taisho is the third Japanese subscriber to Biopendium, and the first to choose the online version, which was launched last year, according to Inpharmatica, which is based in London.


Biopendium, part of Inpharmatica's PharmaCarta chemogenomics platform, contains annotations for 1.4 million sequences from 150 genomes.

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