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Qlucore, Genomax Ink Software Distribution Agreement

NEWYORK (GenomeWeb) – Qlucore has tapped Genomax Technologies to distribute its Omics Explorer software to biotechnology customers in Malaysia.

The agreement is intended to provide the Malaysian biotech market with easy access to Qlucore software, which offers workflows and tools for analyzing and exploring genomics data. According to Qlucore, growing numbers of researchers in the country are starting to use next-generation sequencing technologies in their research projects.

Genomax provides products and services that support life science research communities and medical institutions in Malaysia and has experience in the bioinformatics domain, which is why Qlucore is partnering with the company to distribute its software, according to Carl-Johan Ivarsson, Qlucore's president.

"We are confident that this cooperation will help researchers in Malaysia to learn more about our software, and to achieve extraordinary results with their data analysis," he said in a statement.

Financial and other terms of the agreement were not disclosed.  

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