NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Broad Institute said today that it will use Appistry to distribute its Genome Analysis Toolkit (GATK) platform for use by for-profit companies.

Broad said that Appistry will make the GATK 2.0 platform available to for-profit companies under license agreements and subscription fees that are separate from the free arrangements used by non-profit and academic researchers. The subscription fees will cover commercial-grade support for installation, configuration, and documentation, and long-term support for each new release, Broad said.

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