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ReliaGene to Market DNAPrint s Genetic Test to Law Enforcement Agencies

NEW YORK, July 13 (GenomeWeb News) - DNAPrint Genomics said today that DNA testing firm ReliaGene Technologies will distribute its DNAWitness 2.5 genetic testing technology to law enforcement agencies worldwide.

 

DNAPrint said that its technology is well suited to forensic analysis because it can be used to infer physical characteristics based on DNA sequence gleaned from evidence samples. Under the terms of the agreement, New Orleans-based ReliaGene will send forensic samples for certain criminal cases for which there is no suspect to DNAPrint for analysis.

 

ReliaGene, founded in 1990, markets the Y-Plex genotyping system.

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