Applied Biosystems, DNA Chip Research, Nisshinbo Industries, Japan Tobacco | GenomeWeb

Applied Biosystems has launched its Human Genome Survey Microarray V2.0, an updated version of its human genome array. The new chip contains roughly 33,000 probes and over 8,000 genes not covered by other commercial arrays, ABI said. The array runs on the firm’s Expression Array System.

DNA Chip Research and Sumitomo Bakelite have developed a technique called Multiple Primer Extension of a Chip (MPEC), which makes an assay that they claim is 100 times more sensitive than conventional assays.

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