Hitachi Software Engineering and DNA Chip Research of Yokohoma, Japan, announced this week that they had developed a human oligo microarray carrying 30,000 genes.

The chip will be priced at ¥59,800 ($480). Hitachi, also developing mouse and rat arrays, is hoping to reach ¥2 billion ($16 million) annual sales from its DNA chip business in three years, the company said in a statement.

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