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Illumina: Oct 21, 2008

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Illumina plans to launch in November a new software program called GenomeStudio to support data for the new mRNA-Seq cDNA sequencing application for its Genome Analyzer platform.
 
According to the company, the software will enable the simultaneous analysis of over 100 million sequence reads, in addition to microarray data, all within the same project workflow paradigm.
 
GenomeStudio will also offers application programming interfaces that enable data integration with third party software providers for more advanced downstream analysis.

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