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Toronto Microarray Facility to Use Inforsense Analysis Software

NEW YORK, July 13 (GenomeWeb News) - InforSense said today that it has signed a software licensing agreement with the Center for Applied Genomics Microarray Facility at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, Canada.

 

The facility has purchased a multi-user, multi-year license for the company's Knowledge Discovery Environment informatics system to analyze data from the Affymetrix GeneChip platform, Inforsense said.

 

Financial terms of the agreement were not provided.

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