Affy Rivals Say ParAllele Buy Will Help SNP Market | GenomeWeb

Affymetrix took a logical step toward solidifying its position in the SNP-genotyping market by moving to acquire ParAllele Bioscience for $120 million in stock. ParAllele, a privately held South San Francisco, Calif.-based firm, began running its flagship genotyping assay on Affy’s Tag array platform two years ago and last year signed a co-marketing and distribution agreement with Affymetrix.

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