Oxford Genome Sciences said last week that UCB, a biopharmaceutical firm based in Belgium, has licensed its Oxford Genome Anatomy Project (OGAP) database — the first such deal for OGeS since it launched 18 months ago.

OGeS was founded by several members of Oxford GlycoSciences' proteomics team after Celltech acquired that firm in December 2003. OGeS CEO Christian Rohlff and several of his OGS colleagues acquired a suite of technology, data, and intellectual property that Celltech jettisoned at the time of the OGS acquisition [BioInform 11-24-03].

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