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SolveBio, Biosof Ink Distribution Deal

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – SolveBio today said that it has entered into an exclusive partnership to distribute Biosof's datasets through SolveBio's clinical genomic data delivery platform. 

Under the terms of the deal, SolveBio will have the rights to commercially license and distribute Biosof's SNPdbe and ConsurfDB databases. SNPdbe is a database of single nucleotide polymorphisms and their functional predictions. It combines evolutionary analysis with experimental evidence presented in dbSNP, OMIM, SwissProt, Protein Mutant Database, and other datasets, SolveBio said. It consists of more than 8 million single amino acid substitutions, including many associated with disease phenotypes. 

ConsurfDB is a database of protein structure conservation analysis for proteins with known structures in the Protein Data Bank. It was developed at Tel Aviv University, and allows researchers to identify key residues that comprise the functionally important regions of proteins based on multispecies structural alignment, SolveBio said. 

Financial and other terms of the agreement were not disclosed. 

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