NEW YORK, June 25 – Bioinformatics provider Viaken Systems of Gaithersburg, Md., said Monday it has closed $13 million in second-round equity funding. 

Sterling Venture Partners was the lead investor, along with new participating investors MacAndrews & Forbes, Allianz, Schoffstall Ventures, and E-media, and repeat investors Core Capital Partners and Mid-Atlantic Venture Funds. 

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