Boston, February 14, 2017 – The Institute of Medicinal Plant Development (IMPLAD) has licensed Scilligence’s TouchMol4Office, a cheminformatics and bioinformatics plug-in for Microsoft Office. This informatics tool will significantly enhance researchers’ ability to analyze and visualize chemical compositions of natural products in medicinal herbs.

About Scilligence
Scilligence is a leading innovator of web-based cheminformatics and bioinformatics solutions designed for any device, browser, and platform. Scilligence’s tools enhance the knowledge sharing and productivity of researchers in discovery and development of small molecule and biologic therapeutics.

About The Institute of Medicinal Plant Development
The Institute of Medicinal Plant Development (IMPLAD), and Beijing Medicinal Plant Garden, affiliated with the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (CAMS) and Peking Union Medical College (PUMC), was established in August 1983. The headquarters are located in Zhongguancun Scientific and Technical Zone, Beijing, with six branches respectively distributed in Yunan, Hainan, Guangxi, Xinjiang, Chongqing, and Guizhou. As the only one national research institution of public service specializing in protection, development, and utilization of medicinal plant resources, and also one of the well-known institutions focusing on medicinal plant research worldwide, IMPLAD is playing a leading role in research on Chinese medicinal herbs, and has been working as WHO Collaborating Center for Traditional Medicine.

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