Small DNA sequencing labs in the US recently had an unwelcome surprise from Applied Biosystems when the company told them it would discontinue a particular order size for a sequencing reagent, forcing these labs to either buy a smaller size at triple the cost per unit, or to buy in bulk and accept considerable waste due to the limited shelf-life of the reagent.

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