The market for microarrays continues to grow, thanks to demand from direct-to-consumer genetics companies, as well as researchers who now favor using lower-complexity arrays in larger studies, according to Illumina CEO Jay Flatley.

Because of this demand for lower-complexity chips, Illumina has set aside earlier plans to debut higher-density whole-genome genotyping arrays containing up to 20 million variants, Flatley said during a presentation at Bank of America Merrill Lynch's Global Healthcare Conference, held last week in Las Vegas.

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