NEW YORK, May 9 - Genometrix will work with Nippon Medical School in Tokyo to validate osteoporosis-related SNPs in the Japanese population, the company said Wednesday.

In the study, researchers at Nippon Medical School will screen 100 SNPs against 1,200 clinical patient samples using Genometrix's VistaMorph genotyping technology. They will then use the osteoporosis-related SNPs they find to develop a microarray-based diagnostic and treatment system using Genometrix’s VistaArray microarrays. 

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