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SeqWright To Use ABI's SOLiD Next-Gen Sequencer for Services Offering

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - SeqWright has purchased a SOLiD genetic analyzer from Applied Biosystems for use in its sequencing services offering, the Houston-based company said yesterday.
 
The company said the next-generation sequencer will enhance its abilities to perform services such as whole-genome sequencing, re-sequencing, transcriptome analysis, small RNA discovery, SNP detection, and epigenomic and metagenomic studies.
 
Financial terms of the agreement were not released.

The Scan

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