NEW YORK, March 15 – Nanogen said Thursday it had shipped a new system designed for targeted gene expression applications for beta testing at two undisclosed US institutions and one in Europe.

Nanogen plans to use the results of the tests to develop new applications for detecting gene expression. Currently the company’s NanoChip system is primarily used do detect and analyze SNPs, short tandem repeats, and mutations.

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