Illumina Targets Biobanks, Genome Centers with Launch of New 'Core' Family of Arrays | GenomeWeb

Illumina this week introduced a new family of "cost-efficient" genotyping arrays geared toward biobanks, genome centers, and core labs.

Several of the company's customers welcomed the chips' debut, saying that the new arrays will support ongoing efforts to discover and characterize common and low-frequency variants in large sample cohorts.

And Affymetrix, Illumina's main competitor in the genotyping array market, pledged this week to soon launch arrays for large screening studies.

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