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Johns Hopkins Purchases Sequenom's MassArray

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sequenom said today that a research lab at Johns Hopkins University has purchased a MassArray system.
 
The San Diego-based firm said that the DNA Diagnostic Lab of the McKusick-Nathans Institute of Translational Clinical Research at the university will use the MassArray platform for genotyping, clinical genotyping, DNA methylation, and quantitative gene expression analysis.
 
Garry Cutting, director of the DNA Diagnostic Lab, said that the system will “facilitate efficient translation of genomic discoveries into clinical application.”

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