NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Beckman Coulter today said that it has formed Beckman Coulter Genomics, which combines the operations of its Agencourt Bioscience business with Cogenics, a firm it recently purchased.

Orange County, Calif.-based Beckman said that the new company will offer researchers a "single genomic services resource with expanded global capabilities." It will offer a variety of services including sequencing, sample preparation, genotyping, gene expression, biological efficiency and safety testing, and support for regulatory compliance including CLIA.

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