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Sequenom, ARS to Work on Swine Identity Panel

NEW YORK, July 19 (GenomeWeb News) - Sequenom said today that it has signed a deal with the Agricultural Research Service of the US Department of Agriculture to help develop and validate a genetic marker panel for swine identification.


The agreement, which includes a Sequenom MassArray Compact system placement, is part of an ongoing relationship between the company and the agency to identify and screen disease susceptibility markers in cattle livestock and favorable breeding traits in future generations, said Sequenom.


Financial terms of the arrangement were not disclosed.


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