NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Oxford Gene Technology and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute will work together to develop a microarray to test for prenatal genetic defects, OGT said today.
The organizations will co-develop a commercial diagnostic that is expected to be faster and more cost-effective than current prenatal testing methods.

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