NEW YORK, Aug. 17 (GenomeWeb News) – Sequenom has signed on the University of Tuebingen in Germany as a user of its MassArray gene expression platform, the company said today.

Under the agreement, the Institute of Medical Genetics and the Microarray facility at the university will use the MassArray Quantitative Gene Expression application to validate existing microarray data and for additional research in Parkinson’s disease, Huntington’s disease and cancers.

The institute will also be a reference site for the system, Sequenom said.

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