NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The North American Limousin Foundation announced on Tuesday a non-exclusive deal with Geneseek covering genomic testing services.

In addition to the provision of testing services, the deal also includes a NALF exclusive product combining a test from NALF to be run on Geneseek's technology. The new Igenity-Enabled Limousin Genetic Profiler runs on the Geneseek Genomic Profiler, a low density bead chip, and yields molecular breeding values that will be used in NALF's National Cattle Evaluation starting in the fall.

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