NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Affymetrix and Beckman Coulter jointly announced today that they are partnering on automated target preparation solutions for genomic research.

The companies said that they will co-develop products that will expand the list of Affymetrix-validated automated target preparation methods. Those methods will be based on an Affymetrix-specific configuration of Beckman Coulter's Biomek FX Dual Arm Multichannel-Span 8 Liquid Handler.

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