5AM Solutions Releases SNPTips 1.1

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Personal Genomics Extension Adds deCODEme Support, Update for Firefox Versions


SNPTips by 5AM Solutions

SNPTips allows you to instantly see how SNPs on web pages match your personal genotype.

5AM Solutions has just announced a substantial release to their SNPTips personal genomics extension for the Firefox web browser.

The 1.1 update adds support for Firefox version 4 (and the upcoming version 5 beta), and in addition to working with 23andMe user data, version 1.1 also adds support for an additional personal genomics service, deCODEme. deCODEme customers can now use their data files with the SNPTips extension as well.

Along with the primary improvements, several bugs have been fixed, and the security model has been tightened to prevent accidental emailing of genotype information from SNPTips-enhanced web pages. SNPTips can now also be used by anyone, whether they are a customer of a personal genomics service or not, providing the convenient reference and look-up links for SNP information even when corresponding personal genomic data is not loaded.

SNPTips 1.1 is available now for free download for both existing and new users by visiting

Follow @SNPTips on Twitter for future updates and announcements.

About 5AM Solutions
5AM Solutions develops innovative software solutions for academic, government, commercial, and non-profit life sciences organizations. The company helps evolve the way researchers work and collaborate by using software to reveal new insights hidden in vast amounts of data, facilitate translational research, and solve workflow challenges. Their solutions can overcome IT-based roadblocks to discovery and accelerate progress toward the ultimate goal of better health and improved patient outcomes. http://www.5amsolutions.com

Note: SNPTips is affiliated with neither 23andMe nor deCODEme. SNPTips is a product and a trademark of 5AM Solutions, Inc. 5AM Solutions makes no claims regarding, and is not responsible for, 23andMe’s or deCODEme’s content, products, or services.

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