Life Tech-Febit Alliance Will Use HybSelect, SOLiD in New Targeted-Resequencing Service | GenomeWeb

By Justin Petrone

Life Technologies and Febit this week said they plan to offer targeted resequencing services using Febit's chip-based HybSelect sequence-capture application with Life Tech's SOLiD sequencing system.

As part of the deal, Heidelberg, Germany-based Febit will install "several" of Life Tech's SOLiDs and real-time PCR systems in its genomic services facility. The companies said they expect the service to process around 1,000 samples per week by the first half of next year.

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