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Sequenom Sells Two MassArray Systems Each to Broad Institute, Sanger Institute

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 (GenomeWeb News) - Sequenom has sold two of its MassArray Compact genotyping systems each to the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and to the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, the company said today.


The sales resulted from positive beta test results of Sequenom's iPlex assays at the two institutions for various fine mapping projects, according to the company.


Researchers at the Broad used the iPlex assays for fine mapping and biomarker validation of an international consortium study on type 2 diabetes. At the Sanger Institute, scientists used the iPlex approach for follow-up studies to genome scans.

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