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Aussie Hospital Buys Partek's Genomics Suite Software to Study Cancer, Metabolic Disorders

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The Women’s & Children’s Hospital in Adelaide, Australia, has bought Partek’s data-handling software, Partek said today.  
Partek said the Department of Genetic Medicine at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital will use the Partek Genomics Suite software to analyze data in studies of cancer, birth defects, and metabolic disorders.
Missouri-based Partek is a genomics software developer specializing in an Affymetrix GeneChip-compatible platform that is used to identify and quantify data patterns.
Partek said the software handles data from “genomic and proteomic studies, high throughput screening campaigns and computer aided drug design.”
Financial terms of the sale were not released.

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