Their Oligos Runneth Over

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In an effort to soup up its oligonucleotide-producing Oligator technology, Illumina overshot its internal demand for the product and now plans to sell the surplus oligos to other companies. The original Oligator pumped out 768 oligos daily, and when cycle time was cut in half, output grew to two million oligos each year, says Jay Flatley, president and CEO.

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