NEW YORK, March 27 – Spectral Genomics of Houston launched Tuesday its SpectralChip Human BAC Arrays.

The company said its Human SpectralChip Microarray Kit comes with two arrays with 1,003 non-overlapping BAC clones from the RPCI BAC library, which are spotted in duplicate. The kit also includes reagents and solutions for labeling and hybridization. The BACs span the genome at approximately 3mb intervals, thus only enabling the detection of aberrations greater than 3mb.

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