Unilever Extends Their GeneGo MetaCore License

Tuesday, July 8, 2008 General News J E 4
ST. JOSEPH, Mich., July 8 GeneGo, Inc., the leadingsystems biology tools company, announced today that Unilever extended itslicense to GeneGo products. Unilever uses systems analysis tools for researchin its consumer goods and skin care product development.

"Unilever was one of GeneGo's first customers in Europe, and we are verypleased to continue working with them," said Julie Bryant, GeneGo's VP ofBusiness development. "Unilever is a consumer goods company that developsfoods and home and personal care products. Unilever's Safety & EnvironmentalAssurance Centre provides independent safety assurance and support forUnilever products, making safety decisions independently of commercialconsiderations. Metacore helps it's scientists in understanding the mechanismsunderlying safety endpoints, as part of its ongoing effort to develop novelways of ensuring consumer safety. "Our database is rich in natural productsand components used in consumer and food products, and we have an expandedontology for skin diseases and processes to help Unilever researchers."

About GeneGo, Inc.

GeneGo, Inc. develops systems biology technology for life scienceresearch. The original computational MetaDiscovery(TM) platform allows anintegration and expert analysis of different kinds of experimental data (mRNAexpression, proteomics, metabolomics, microRNA assays and other phenotypicdata) and relevant bioactive chemistry (metabolites, drugs, other xenobiotics)within the framework of curated biological pathways and networks. GeneGo'sflagship product, MetaCore 4.7(TM), assists pharmaceutical scientists in theareas of target selection and validation, identification of biomarkers fordisease states and toxicology. The second product, MetaDrug 4.7(TM) isdesigned for prediction of human metabolism, toxicity and biological effectsfor novel small molecules compounds. MetaBase(TM) represents the knowledgebase for MetaCore. For more information, please visit the company's web siteat

MetaCore(TM), MetaBase(TM), MetaDrug(TM), MetaLink(TM), MetaDiscovery(TM),MetaTox(TM), MetaMiner(TM) and 1-2-3 Workflow(TM) are trademarks of GeneGo,Inc.

SOURCE GeneGo, Inc.


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