NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Affymetrix and Ariosa Diagnostics today announced that they have signed a multi-year agreement under which Affymetrix will supply arrays and instruments for use in Ariosa's Harmony non-invasive prenatal test.

The deal "opens up the possibility to further broaden access to the Harmony test via a kit decentralization strategy," Ariosa CEO Ken Song said in a statement. Under such a strategy other laboratories would be able to run the array-based test in house.

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This webinar will provide evidence for the use of RNA in situ hybridization (RNA ISH) as a replacement for immunohistochemistry (IHC) in cancer research and diagnostic applications.

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This webinar will provide a detailed look at how a genomics lab implemented next-generation sequencing (NGS) liquid biopsy assays into its in-house clinical research program.