LaunchCyte, a Pittsburgh-based bioinformatics incubator, has decided to pour its financial rocket fuel into a bead-based molecular barcoding method, developed at Indiana University, that it hopes will blast off into the commercial sphere.

LaunchCyte, along with the inventors of the technology and the university, is studying the creation of a startup company around the technology.

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