Assessing Affy’s Affairs

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By Jennifer Friedlin

 

Affymetrix is undoubtedly the market leader in the micro- array field, having created and built an entire sector around the idea of putting DNA on chips. But a recent spate of bad news from Affymetrix and indications that a slew of companies are gearing up to launch competitive products begs the question of whether Affy’s position is as secure as it is legendary.

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