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UC-Davis is Using BioTrove's Imager in Human Disease Studies

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Researchers at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine are using BioTrove’s OpenArray NT Imager to study genetic variations of human diseases, BioTrove said today.  
 
UC-Davis researchers are conducting SNP-genotyping studies of large patient cohorts to study disease susceptibility. These studies will use “tens of thousands” of samples to consider links between disease and ancestry.
 
Financial terms of the deal were not released.

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