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Babraham Institute to Use DNAStar's Lasergene for Sequence Assembly, Analysis


DNAStar said this week that researchers at the Babraham Institute will use its Lasergene software for sequence assembly and analysis.

The financial terms of the licensing arrangement were not disclosed.

Other recent DNAStar customers include Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick, a Canadian medical school that is also using Lasergene for genome sequence assembly and analysis (BI 9/6/2013) and the University of Giessen who licensed the software to meet similar analysis needs (BI 8/30/2013).

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