By Justin Petrone

Affymetrix this week began shipping its Axiom Exome Genotyping Arrays with the hope that the new chip's content and custom design options can capture what appears to be strong demand in the marketplace for such products.

"We have exceeded our content expectations on the product; it is now available, in inventory, and we are taking orders," Andy Last, executive vice president of Affy's genetic analysis and clinical applications business unit, told BioArray News this week.

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