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With VarSome's search function, Saphetor wants to link geneticists and clinicians and "everything to everything else" in its database.

The Genomenon Mastermind genomic search engine links to Saphetor's VarSome genomic annotation tool, while VarSome links back to variant-related literature.

One app identifies off-target sites in gene editing experiments while a second app generates a ranked list of CRISPR designs based on gene location and other information.

DNAstack offers cloud-based access to bioinformatics solutions and mechanisms for sharing genomic data that leverage open APIs and resources. 

Under the terms of the agreement, Ariadne will provide its MedScan literature-mining technology to Quertle. In exchange, Ariadne will package Quertle's semantic search engine as an appliance solution for its customers.

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Bioinformatics Tool-Related Papers of Note, February 2009

Linguamatics plans this year to continue building a customer base among large pharmaceutical firms, while Bioalma is eyeing the academic market to help drive growth in 2009.

This year's Breakthrough Prize winners include a pair that developed a therapy for spinal muscular atrophy.

The New York Times reports on how white supremacists misconstrue genetic research, concerning many geneticists.

Researchers find that people's genetics influence their success at university, but that it is not the only factor.

In Nature this week: approach to identify genetic variants that affect trait variability, application of read clouds to microbiome samples, and more.