While Roche is committed to phasing out microarray production by the end of this year, its NimbleGen array menu could continue on under the stewardship of another company, a Roche executive suggested this week.

Dan Zabrowski, head of Roche Applied Science, said that the Swiss company will "entertain offers from potential buyers," with the requirement that any company or interest that acquires the NimbleGen array business should be able to meet the needs of Roche's existing array customers going forward.

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