This story was first posted on Feb. 4.

By Justin Petrone

Roche NimbleGen later this year plans to debut higher-density chips for use in cytogenetics research.

The firm disclosed last week that in the second half of 2011 it plans to double the density of its arrays for comparative genomic hybridization to 4.2 million markers, and will also introduce combined CGH/SNP arrays containing 2.1 million markers.

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