NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Researchers at a Barcelona university have used Applied Biosystems’ genotyping and sequencing systems to develop a test that can identify the breed and the origin of the animal that meat came from, the university and the company jointly announced today. 
 
The Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona’s Department of Food Sciences used the ABI SNPlex Genotyping System and two 3730 DNA Analyzers to develop a panel of 46 SNPs that can be used to identify individual animals, allowing meat to be traceable.

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