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Trilink to Supply Reagents for ABI's SOLiD Systems

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Trilink Biotechnologies will supply reagents to Applied Biosystems for use with its next-generation sequencing platform, Trilink said yesterday.
Under the agreement, Trilink will provide ABI with its dye-labeled oligonucleotides for ABI to use with its SOLiD System sequencer.
Financial terms of the agreement were not released.

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