This update clarifies that Sysmex will distribute Affy's diagnostic arrays, not the GeneChip research arrays.
 
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Affymetrix has hired Japanese lab diagnostics company Sysmex to sell its GeneChip diagnostic arrays and instruments in Japan, and has enabled the company to develop and market its own in vitro diagnostics based on the GeneChip platform.
 

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