NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Bioinformatics firm BioDiscovery and the Autism Genetic Resource Exchange today announced a co-marketing agreement that allows AGRE to provide copy number and allelic event data to its researchers through BioDiscovery's Nexus DB platform.

BioDiscovery's platform is for DNA copy number analysis and integrates and processes data from commercial array platforms as well as custom arrays. AGRE, a program of Autism Speaks, collects and houses genetic and phenotypic data on more than 1,300 families with autism.

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