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NEW YORK, Sept 19 - A CD-Rom containing a working draft of the human genome will be available for purchase at British newsstands later this week, ZDNet reported on Tuesday. The Wellcome Trust provided 2.5 billion base pairs of human DNA, which will be available on CD-Rom for the first time.

NEW YORK, Sept 19 - Compugen (Nasdaq: CGEN) of Tel Aviv, Israel announced Tuesday the release of Z3, a high-throughput 2 dimensional gel electrophoresis analysis system, marking the company's first foray into the burgeoning proteomics market. 2D gel electrophoresi

NEW YORK, Sept 19 – Spotfire, a developer of analytics software used by pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, is considering an initial public offering on the Nasdaq next year.

ROCKVILLE, MD., Sept 19 - William Haseltine is a party pooper.   While others have celebrated the near completion of a working draft of the human genome, Haseltine, chairman and CEO of Human Genome Sciences (Nasdaq: HGSI), dismisses the accomplishment as mor

William Haseltine is a party pooper.

NEW YORK, Sept 18 – German food additives company SKW Nature Products has purchased Nanogen’s (Nasdaq: NGEN) molecular biology workstation, which will be used to test the effect of additives on humans, Nanogen said Monday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

NEW YORK, Sept.18 - Genomic drug target discovery company Oxagen of Milton Park, UK is seeking to raise as much 30 million pounds ($42 million) in private financing and is considering an initial public offering for 2001, Re

NEW YORK, Sept 18 – Bioinformatics company Informax of Rockville, Md., said Monday it had released version 3.0 of Genomax, a software package that includes modules for sequence analysis, gene expression analysis, and 3-dimensional protein structure. The

A story from Wednesday, Sept 13 entitled "Applied Biosystems Sells 200 Sequencers to deCODE" has been corrected after a company spokesman revised the number of machines included in the deal.

MIAMI, Sept 14 - Compugen (Nasdaq: CGEN) of Tel Aviv, Israel announced Thursday the launch of Gencarta, a platform that provides access to the company's proprietary annotated genome, transcriptome and proteome databases. Users of Gencarta wi

NEW YORK, Sept 14 - Celera Genomics (NYSE: CRA) has licensed Proteome's BioKnowledge Library for distibution in the Celera Discovery System, Proteome said Thursday.

NEW YORK, Sept 14 - Third Wave Technologies said Thursday it had reached an agreement to provide Imperial College of Great Britain, Royal Brompton's Hospital, and the UK National Health Service Trust with access to its Invader operating system for S

MIAMI, Sept. 14 – The Institute for Computational Genomics (INCOGEN) of Clemson, SC, said Thursday it has set an Oct.

MIAMI, Sept 13 – Sun Microsystems (Nasdaq: SUNW) of Palo Alto, Calif., said Wednesday that it is intensifying its push in life sciences by forming a new partnership effort and an informatics advisory council. The partnering plan, called the Discovery Informatics program, is an attempt

MIAMI, Sept 13 – Celera Genomics (NYSE:CRA) of Rockville, Md., said Wednesday that it had launched its Single-Nucleotide Polymorphism Reference Database for the human genome.

MIAMI, Sept. 13 – Incyte Genomics (Nasdaq: INCY) said Wednesday it planned to create a new revenue stream by offering exclusive licenses to pharmaceutical companies for its “deep SNP” genotyping data, which will link single-nucleotide differences to specific diseases.

OXFORD, UK, Sept 12 - Oxford GlycoSciences (LSE: OGS) of Oxfordshire, UK, and Cambridge Antibody Technology (LSE: CAT) of Melbourn, UK, said Tuesday that they are cooperating to develop protein chip technology that will identify proteins by applying antibody-based mi

MIAMI, Sept 12 - Some 3,000 representatives of the genomics industry will arrive in Miami on Tuesday as the 12th International Genome Sequencing & Analysis Conference gets underway. The exhibition hall opens at 4 pm EDT and Craig Venter, the man who helped put genomics on the map,

MIAMI, Sept 12 – Lion Bioscience (Nasdaq: LEON, Neuer Markt: LIO) of Heidelberg , Germany said Tuesday it would incorporate Electric Genetics’ expressed sequence tags clustering tool into its SRS data integration platform, representing a vote of confidence for the So

PARIS, Sept 12 - In July, Geneva Proteomics of Switzerland made a bold announcement, saying it planned to become the international leader in industrialized proteomics. Armed with some of the leading brains in proteomics and $40 million in venture capita

NEW YORK,   Sept 12 - Bruker Daltonics (Nasdaq: BDAL) of Billerica, Mass., said Tuesday it would sell 51 mass spectrometry machines to Geneva Proteomics as well as take an equity stake in the Swiss company. Fin

NEW YORK, Sept. 11 -- Affymetrix (Nasdaq: AFFX) of Santa Clara, Calif., said Monday it had licensed technology for low and medium density DNA arrays to reagent-provider Takara Shuzo of Kyoto, Japan.

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