NEW YORK, Jan 19 - With the sale of over 60 MegaBace DNA analysis systems to research institutes in China and Brazil, Amersham Pharmacia Biotech said Friday that it is poised to dominate these markets.

These sales give AP Biotech “a market leading position” in the Latin American and Asia Pacific high-throughput sequencing markets, said Tracy Cheung, vice president of investo

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