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Illumina: Jul 3, 2007

Illumina this week launched its Human1M BeadChip a comprehensive genotyping tool for genome-wide association studies.
The Human 1M contains 1 million SNPs as well as copy number variation content, developed in collaboration with DeCode Genetics which is not available through any other array or public database.
Illumina’s Human 1M is powered by its Infinium assay.

The Scan

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