NEW YORK, Feb 27 – Sequenom has released a new version of its MassEXTEND assay that eliminates sample transfers, the company said Tuesday. 

The new product, called the homogeneous MassEXTEND, or hME, assay, is part of a larger automated system for analyzing SNPs called MassARRAY that includes a mass spectrometer, dispensing unit, and software interface.

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