This article has been updated from a previous version to clarify the timeline for the expected performance of the SMRT technology.
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — A Pacific Biosciences official said today that the firm has identified clinical diagnostics as a key market for the single-molecule real-time sequencing platform that it plans to launch commercially in 2010.

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