NEW YORK, Oct 17 – Eric Lander, director of the Whitehead Institute/MIT Center for Genome Research, has developed a method that can genotype hundreds of different SNPs simultaneously.

“Current genotyping methods are suitable for studying individual loci or at most a handful at a time,” Lander and his colleagues said in a paper published in the Oct. 24 issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science , describing their new multiplexed method of SNP genotyping.

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