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Abcam, ESTIMA, BOVEST, Transfac Professional, Transpath Professional


BioWisdom of Cambridge, UK, has added Abcam’s branded antibody catalog to the public and proprietary data currently available through its Discovery Portfolio target tracking system. Users of the system will now be able to identify the availability of Abcam antibodies and receive alerts to changes in the catalog that relate to their specialized research interests.

The W. M. Keck Center for Comparative and Functional Genomics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has integrated its ESTIMA (EST Information Management and Annotation tool), with the BOVEST database of cattle placenta ESTs. The search tool, available through, allows users to search by attributes of a sequence or cluster, including Gene Ontology annotation.

Biobase of Wolfenb ttel, Germany, is offering a 20 percent discount on subscriptions to its Transfac Professional database of transcription factors and Transpath Professional database of signal transduction pathways through August 17.


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