NEW YORK, Nov. 6 – Pyrosequencing and Genomics Collaborative said Tuesday that they had agreed to jointly collaborate to generate genomic information that could be used to develop diagnostics and therapeutic products for cardiovascular disease.

The deal is Pyrosequencing’s second such deal in the diagnostics market in as many days. On Monday, the Uppsala, Sweden-based company announced that it would work with the Cleveland Clinic to co-develop rapid identification and diagnostic tests for mycobacteria.

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