When Roche stops making NimbleGen DNA microarrays at the end of this year, its sequence capture chips will also no longer be available. At the same time, the company will continue to use the NimbleGen brand with its in-solution target enrichment products, and is close to launching a new, high-density peptide array platform, according to a company official.

Thomas Schinecker, head of Roche's Sequencing Solutions business, told BioArray News this week that the firm will no longer offer array-based sequence capture to clients after Dec. 31.

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