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Tuesday, July 22, 2008

IBM to provide a server platform for analyzing protein structure and function.

Bioinformatics firm Biosof said today that it is working with IBM to provide a server platform for its PredictProtein product for analyzing protein structure and function. The collaboration will enable Biosof’s customers to use ProteinPredict through a virtual private network or on-site installation while running IBM’s high-performance computing hardware, New York-based Biosof said in a statement.

“Working with IBM provides our customers the unique opportunity to combine a secure infrastructure and cutting-edge hardware needed to run our highly resource-intensive algorithms,” said Burkhardt Rost, a manager of Biosof.


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