NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Consumer genomics firm TruGenetics has stopped accepting new registrations for its genome scanning services as it works on "developing a new strategy," according to the firm's website.

Just a couple of months ago, the firm said that it would offer a free genetic profile of more than 500,000 genetic markers for 200 diseases and conditions to the first 10,000 customers to sign up for its service.

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