NEW YORK, April 24 –Buoyed by sales of seven new MassArray genotyping systems, Sequenom reported a substantial spike in first-quarter 2001 revenues Tuesday, while losses narrowed and beat expectations.

"Milestones and growth achieved during the first quarter have bolstered both our genomics  and systems businesses, and we are aggressively expanding our leadership position in the market," said Toni Schuh, Sequenom’s CEO, in a statement. 

Get the full story

This story is free
for registered users

Registering provides access to this and other free content.

Register now.

Already have an account?
Login Now.

Jay Shendure and his colleagues have developed a new method to more comprehensively identify human cell types, the NY Times reports.

Researchers in the UK and Japan have shown that infertility in mice with three sex chromosomes can be overcome, according to the Guardian.

China is embracing preimplantation genetic diagnosis, Nature News reports. 

In PLOS this week: host genetic factors associated with cervical neoplasia progression, population patterns for an ancient flowering rainforest plant, and more.