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Waters Will Add Matrix Search Engine to its Protein-ID Software

NEW YORK, April 28 (GenomeWeb News) - Matrix Science's Mascot interface will become part of Waters' protein informatics platform, the companies said today.


Scientists using Waters ProteinLynx Global Server software can send queries to and display results from the Mascot search engine and the PLGS search engine in real-time, the companies said in a statement. The features are available to customers using Waters' MALDI micro MX and Q-ToF mass spectrometers, the companies added.


Matrix customers using the company's software to process mass spectrometry data will receive "enhanced support" for Waters' MassLynx data, due to the integration of its file-access libraries into Mascot Distiller, the companies said.


The companies did not disclose financial terms of the agreement.

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