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DNAVision Becomes ABI SNPlex Services Provider

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — DNAVision has become an official service provider for Applied Biosystems’ SNPlex genotyping services, the company said today.  
 
Under the agreement, DNAVision, based in Brussels, Belgium, will use the SNPlex platform along with other ABI genotyping and sequencing systems, including Taqman and DNA Analyzers, the company said.
 
DNAVision said it will use the SNPlex system to offer fine mapping, screening, and QTL-analysis projects.
 
Financial terms of the agreement were not released.

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