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Seed Developer Enza Using Fluidigm for Quality Control

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The integrated microfluidics systems maker Fluidigm said today that the vegetable seed developer Enza Zaden will use its technology under a deal through the distributor BIOKE.
Enza Zaden, which supplies seeds for agriculture, plans to use Fluidigm’s BioMark System for genetic engineering and the 96.96 Dynamic Array for seed supply quality control. The BioMark System uses integrated fluidic circuit technology for high-throughput genotyping, and the 96.96 can perform more than 9,200 simultaneous PCR experiments.
Netherlands-based Enza Zaden uses genetic markers to help choose seeds and to check hundreds of thousands of them for variety and flavor.

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