CHICAGO (GenomeWeb) – DNAnexus, maker of a cloud-based genome informatics and data management platform, has closed a $58 million round of venture capital.

New investor Foresite Capital led the round, while Microsoft made a "strategic investment," Mountain View, California-based DNAnexus said today. Previous investors GV — formerly Google Ventures — TPG Biotech, WuXi NextCode, Claremont Creek Ventures, and MidCap Financial also took part in the financing.

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