Perlegen Awarded NIH Biodefense Grant for Comparative Salmonella Sequencing | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK, Sept. 16 (GenomeWeb News) - Perlegen Sciences said today that it has received a biodefense award from the US National Institutes of Health to use its microarray technology to sequence the genomes of several strains of Salmonella. 

The company said it would compare the strains to discover "signature SNPs" that could be used to identify the source of Salmonella in an outbreak.

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