NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Definiens said today that it has entered a biomarker alliance with Germany's Merck KGaA.

Under the terms of the multi-year deal, Merck's healthcare business will use Definiens' web-based collaboration software platform — which enables the uploading, accessing, searching, and sharing of data — to support its use of Definiens' Tissue Phenomics image-analysis technologies for biomarker quantification including immuno-profiling.

Additional terms were not disclosed.

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