Genomatix Files Patent for Epigenetic-based Approach to Expression Analysis | GenomeWeb

While it’s still rare for bioinformatics companies to patent their technologies, a few firms are bucking that tradition. Last week, while Locus Pharmaceuticals announced that it has been granted patent protection for its computational drug design technology (see story, p. 1), Genomatix of Munich, Germany, said it has filed a US patent for a new method of using epigenetic principles in the analysis of gene expression data.

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