National Institutes of Health (NIH) Continues Second year of a Five-year Contract with BIOBASE Biological Databases

Published: Sep 10, 2009

BEVERLY, Mass. & BETHESDA, Md.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--BIOBASE, a leading provider of biological databases and software for the life sciences industry, announced today the renewal of the second year of a 5-year licensing agreement with the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This 5-year contract provides all 27 NIH institutions with locally installed access to the BIOBASE Knowledge Library™ which includes the premier TRANSFAC® and PROTEOME® databases. In addition, NIH researchers have access to the ExPlain™ Analysis System, a software platform that facilitates the analysis and biological interpretation of large-scale data sets generated by DNA microarrays, as well as proteomics, ChIP-on-chip and Chip-Seq experiments. “We are very pleased that such a highly respected institution has acknowledged the value in our products through this renewal, and are confident NIH researchers will continue to benefit from the use of our databases and software over the years” states Prof. Dr. Edgar Wingender, President and CSO of BIOBASE.

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