CLC Genomics Workbench and Server

CLC bio has released new versions of its solutions for analysing and visualising next generation sequencing data: the desktop application CLC Genomics Workbench, version 3.5, and the enterprise platform CLC Genomics Server, version 1.5. With these releases, CLC bio is making a major push into epigenomics by supporting chromatin immunoprecipitation sequencing (ChIP-seq) analysis.

Furthermore, the software includes a number of new assembly statistics and an expansion of CLC bio's RNA-sequencing tools, including support for native colour space data and more statistical tests.

CLC bio offers analysis solutions for genomics, transcriptomics, and epigenomics, which can analyse and visualise data from all major next generation sequencing platforms, such as Illumina's Genome Analyzer, SOLiD by Applied Biosystems, 454 by Roche, and HeliScope by Helicos. CLC Genomics Workbench is platform independent, running on Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux - including 64-bit versions.