Startups in Germany, US, to Market Light-based Array Synthesis Instruments to Individual Labs | GenomeWeb

  Coming soon to a lab near you: Light-based oligonucleotide synthesis for microarrays.

At least two companies, febit in Germany and NimbleGen in the US, are currently developing fully-automated desktop instruments that will allow researchers to make their own high density DNA microarrays using light projection technology that performs in situ synthesis of oligonucleotides.

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