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UWash Purchases Applied Precision Chip Reader for CGH Studies

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 (GenomeWeb News) - Researchers at the University of Washington have selected to use Applied Precision's arrayWoRxe Biochip Reader in their experiments, the university said in a statement today.


Researchers at the UW School of Medicine's Department of Genome Sciences evaluated the system based on its ability to read results from array comparative genome hybridization experiments, UW said.


Financial details of the purchase were not discussed.

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