By Justin Petrone

Affymetrix will later this year debut a high-density platform for cytogenetics research that it hopes will make it the top array vendor in that growing market.

The company also aims to have the new chip, called the CytoScan HD, cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration for clinical use, according to officials.

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