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Lynx Therapeutics, Genome Institute of Singapore Engage in Transcriptome Study

NEW YORK, March 5 -- Lynx Therapeutics and the Genome Institute of the National University of Singapore today announced a research agreement on a comparative transcriptome study.


The Hayward, Calif., company will use its MPSS (massively parallel signature sequencing) technology to generate gene expression profiles from matched samples from human, mouse, and fish tissues. Financial details were not disclosed.

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