Researchers at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in Belgium plan later this year to upgrade a software application designed to help users determine which genes in their studies should be further investigated.

When the researchers are done, the tool, to be called Endeavour 3.0, will enable users to look at promising candidate genes across organisms.

Separately, the Katholieke Universiteit researchers said they are increasingly keen to license the tool to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies.

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