NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Atum, formerly DNA2.0, announced today that it has licensed its novel gene design platform to Thermo Fisher Scientific.

Atum released Gene Designer 2.0 software in 2005. According to the firm, the technology captures the entire gene design process in one efficient application, using a range of design tools including various algorithms for in silico cloning, codon optimization, and primer design, as well as customizable database storage.

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