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Genomic Browser Incorporates Castanet "Tuner" Technology


SAN FRANCISCO--Bioin formatics software company Neomorphic Software has an nounced a new genomic browser that incorporates the Castanet "channelized" tuner/transmitter technology, from Marimba Inc., into its existing Java-based product. The new browser will make it easier for researchers to visualize and share DNA and other genomic data, according to Neomorphics.

Commenting on the application of Castanet technology to bioinformatics, Michael Palazzolo, director of the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory's Human Genome Center commented, "Channel technology opens the door for the level of global collaborative annotation that is needed in order for the scientific community to gain maximal advantage from the enormous surge of information being generated in the context of the international genomics community."

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