NEW YORK, March 10 (GenomeWeb News) - Shares in Sequenom were trading up 19.35 percent, or $.24, at $1.48 in unusually heavy volume late this afternoon after the company said its flagship MassArray genotyping platform helped a team of researchers uncover a gene mutation linked to age-related macular degeneration.

 

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