By Justin Petrone

As the rise of next-generation sequencing has driven demand for new analytical tools, many software companies that have long served array users have shifted their resources to this rapidly growing segment of the market.

But microarray users haven't been left behind as a result of this trend, according to sources familiar with the industry who told BioArray News that these new NGS analysis tools will have a "trickle-down effect" or "fringe benefit" for array clients.

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