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Atlas Biolabs Adds Agilent Platform to Expression Profiling Services

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – German genomics services firm Atlas Biolabs said today that it has added Agilent Technologies’ microarray platform to its expression profiling services.

The Agilent platform joins competing platforms sold by Affymetrix and Illumina as part of Atlas’ offerings. In addition to offering catalog and custom chips from the microarray manufacturers, Atlas said it provides customers with chip design in custom array formats and a detailed analysis of the expression data.

Further terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

The Scan

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