Affymetrix has stamped three bioinformatics packages with its new "GeneChip Compatible" label under a new category created for the human exon arrays that it launched this month, according to an Affy official.

Tarif Awad, a senior scientist at Affymetrix, said last month that the company was developing a way to let consumers know which bioinformatics packages would be compatible with expression data gathered using its Human Exon 1.0 ST Arrays.

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