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EGene Enters Genotyping Collaboration with University of Innsbruck

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 (GenomeWeb News) - Microfluidics developer eGene has signed a collaboration for large-scale genotyping studies with Andreas Guttman, a professor in the Horvath Laboratory of Bioseparation Sciences at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, eGene said today.


The collaboration will involve eGene's HAD-GT12 genetic analyzer system. eGene and Guttman's research group had previously collaborated on a study of 100 individuals of Hungarian origin for genotype frequencies for two polymorphisms in the deoxycytidine kinase gene.


"This collaboration agreement will allow eGene to work [more closely] with professor Guttman's laboratory on more genetic testing, including haplotyping," Ming Liu, eGene's CEO, said in a statement.

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