SAN FRANCISCO — CapitalBio, a Beijing-based microarray vendor with a San Diego subsidiary, has entered into a marketing and licensing agreement with Affymetrix, and will launch a new HLA genotyping service in the US in the next few weeks, a company official told BioArray News.

Separately, in a statement, Affy hinted that the company may also move some of its production to China in the future to "take advantage of CapitalBio's engineering and manufacturing capabilities."

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