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PerkinElmer is starting up a next-generation sequencing service, reports The Boston Globe's BusinessUpdates. The company is taking a "technology-agnostic approach," says Richard Begley, the president of emerging technologies, in a statement. The press release notes that the service is using Illumina's HiSeq 2000 for sequencing work and Agilent SureSelect, Illumina TruSeq, and Nimblegen EZ Exome for exome capture projects. In addition the service includes a "'private cloud' for robust and secure 'anytime, anywhere' genomic data interpretation and analysis by customers," the statement adds.

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