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ABI Names Service Providers for RNA Expression Analysis

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Applied Biosystems has established a global service provider program for RNA expression analysis using the firm’s TaqMan products and has named nine initial service providers as part of the program.
 
The nine service providers include Gene Logic, Genome Explorations, SeqWright, and Asuragen in the United States; Central Biotechnology Services in the United Kingdom; DNA Vision in Belgium; OncoStem in Spain; and the Gandel Charitable Trust Sequencing Centre and Sydney University Prince Alfred Molecular Analysis Centre in Australia.
 
ABI said that the service providers would offer customers services that use TaqMan-based RNA expression analysis solutions including TaqMan gene expression and miRNA assays, TaqMan Arrays and TaqMan Express Plates, and MegaPlex products for streamlining the profiling of miRNA samples.
 
“The launch of this program represents the first phase of what we expect to become an expansive international network of TaqMan Service Providers,” Peter Dansky, president of ABI’s functional analysis division, said in a statement.

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