At Lab Automation Trade Show, Array Industry Home-Brew Technology Makers Are Optimistic | GenomeWeb

Is the homebrew microarray industry toast?

Certainly, the giants of the pre-printed arrays market, the California-based companies that have developed methods for mass-producing microarrays, are drawing a fluorescent bulls-eye on those who make their own microarrayers and slides.

Affymetrix and Agilent together command the lion’s share of the off-the-shelf technology market, which is considered less than 50 percent of the total market.

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