NEW YORK, Nov 3 – Applied Biosystems and DeCode Genetics officially announced Friday that DeCode has purchased 50 ABI Prism 3700 DNA Analyzers as part of its efforts to genotype the Icelandic population.

GenomeWeb first reported this deal in September.

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