Pyrosequencing to Consider Leveraging Sequencer as Diagnostic Tool | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK, Oct 5 – Erik Wallden, president and CEO of Pyrosequencing of Uppsala, Sweden, said Thursday his company planned to leverage its sequencing technology to create kits that could eventually be used for clinical diagnostic purposes.

“We would be providing the techniques to sequence small-sized pieces of DNA and we would either license the technology or manufacture the kits,” Wallden told GenomeWeb. He did not say when the clinical diagnostic kit would be available for commercialization.

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