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USC, Baylor Use ParAllele Kit for Lupus, Flu Vaccine Studies

NEW YORK , April 27 (GenomeWeb News) -  ParAllele Bioscience today said that researchers at the University of Southern California and the Baylor College of Medicine will use its Immune-Inflammation SNP-genotyping panel to perform association studies on lupus and respiratory pathogens.


Researchers from USC will be spearheading the association studies on childhood-onset lupus, ParAllelle said. Baylor will be using the panel to study the genetic basis of variability in immune response to the flu vaccine, and to study human response to respiratory pathogens in general.


The panel is currently offered through a service by ParAllele and is being commercialized as a product by Affymetrix as part of its MegAllele Human Immune-Inflammation Genotyping Kit.

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