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Nanogen, DeCode Ink Deal for SNP Analysis Assay

NEW YORK, April 18 (GenomeWeb News) - Nanogen said today that it will provide DeCode Genetics with a new genomics assay for single nucleotide polymorphism discovery, validation, and screening.

 

According to Nanogen, the assay will incorporate a range of its technologies, including the Eclipse Dark Quencher, new DNA linker technology, modified bases, and novel fluorescent dyes. The assay is expected to allow DeCode to conduct SNP analysis on a large number of patient samples.

 

Specific terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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