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Utrecht University Facility Installs BlueGnome CytoChip Array Platform

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The array facility at the University Medical Center of Utrecht in the Netherlands has installed a BlueGnome CytoChip array platform, and has received accreditation from the Dutch Council for Accreditation, BlueGnome said Monday.
 
The UK-based company said the accreditation marks the first that the Dutch Council has granted for the clinical use of microarrays for arrayCGH.
 
BlueGnome also said it plans to pursue CE marking approval for its CytoChip.
 
Financial terms of the agreement were not released.

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