The deal, completed this month with cash reserves for an undisclosed price, adds scalability and multi-omics analysis to Qiagen's bioinformatics portfolio.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Rancho BioSciences today announced a collaboration with OmicSoft aimed at customer-driven data curation.

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Integrated DNA Technologies's Fusion Primers and Library Molecular Identification Adaptor Oligos, Complete Genomics' CGA Tools, Bioo Scientific's AIR sample prep kits, NCBI's Database of Genomic Structural Variation, Omicsoft and GeneGo integrated software, and Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute's COSMIC

Combining the tools will promote in-depth analysis of next-generation sequence data and will play a key role in applications such as discovering biomarkers for cancer, the companies said.

The integration includes Omicsoft's Array Studio data visualization and analysis software and GeneGo's MetaCore data mining suite.

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GeneGo, Omicsoft, ImaGenes, Roche NimbleGen

The global partnership will offer the Array Studio and Server along with the Metacore and Metadrug solutions.

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