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Oxford GKP Picks up OGT Microarrays for NHS Labs

NEW YORK, Feb. 6 (GenomeWeb News) - OGT Services announced today that Oxford Genetics Knowledge Park is using its custom-made microarrays to develop tests for use in NHS Regional Genetics Laboratories.

 

The microarrays will be used to develop tests for complex diseases such as colorectal cancer, cardiovascular diseases, and learning disabilities, said OGT.

 

Financial details of the deal were not disclosed.

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