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Korean Shop SNP Genetics Becomes Illumina Certified Service Provider

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Korean company SNP Genetics will offer Illumina’s Infinium genotyping services and has been named an Illumina Certified Service Provider, Illumina said last week.
 
Illumina said SNP Genetics plans to conduct population and genome-wide scans for genetic factors behind common diseases.
 
Companies receiving Illumina’s certification as service providers must meet minimum data-generation requirements, data certification, and an audit of the facility, Illumina said.

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