NEW YORK, June 4 - DNA Link of Seoul, South Korea, has agreed to buy Orchid’s SNPstream 25K SNP-scoring system, the companies said.

"We acquired Orchid’s SNPstream 25K automated genotyping solution to enable us to accelerate our varied programs in medical genetics," Jong Eun Lee, co-CEO of DNA Link, said recently in a statement.

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