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Biotechnix 3d, X-Miner On-Line, EMBOSS, Phoretix Array


Gentech, a bioinformatics and plant biotechnology company headquartered in Sophia-Antipolis, France, has released version 1.1 of its Biotechnix 3d DNA and protein sequence analysis software for Mac OS X.

According to the company, the new release offers a higher performance driver for 3D visualization.


X-Mine, based in Brisbane, Calif., has released X-Miner On-Line, a web-based version of its X-Miner microarray data mining software. It is available through the company’s website,


EMBOSS 2.1.0 is now available from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory at http://www.

Several new applications are provided in the latest release of the package, including Primer3. EMBOSS 2.1.0 also includes an alpha release of Jemboss, a client/server GUI written in Java.


Nonlinear Dynamics of Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, has released version 3.0 of its Phoretix Array microarray analysis software. The company said the upgrade enables automatic detection of non-uniform grid types and provides a Dual Channel Analysis feature that can analyze two samples represented on one physical array.

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