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Affymetrix Offers Free Design for Plant and Animal Whole-Genome Arrays

NEW YORK, Jan. 12 (GenomeWeb News) - Affymetrix will develop whole-genome arrays in collaboration with plant and animal researchers, waiving the design fees, the company said today.


This year, the Santa Clara, Calif.-based company plans to produce new whole-genome arrays for wheat, rice, poplar, corn, pig, cow, chicken, grape, soy, tomato, cotton, and citrus under the new initiative, called Consortia Design Program.


Affymetrix will underwrite the design fees for the arrays and help researchers with sequence selection and other design issues.


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