NEW YORK, May 8 - Lynx Therapeutics will collaborate with animal genomics company AniGenics to identify commercially valuable genetic markers in certain livestock, the companies said Tuesday.

Using Lynx's Megasort and Megatype technologies, the two companies will profile gene expression and identify SNPs in cattle and other animals for use in marker-assisted breeding, a technique for selecting certain animals to breed based on their genotype.

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