NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Affymetrix announced on Thursday that it has acquired the assets of Eureka Genomics, including its high-throughput crop and animal genotyping technology, for $15 million in cash.

Eureka's low- and mid-plex genotyping assays use common next-generation sequencing platforms for signal readout, and enable the detection of hundreds to thousands of genetic markers for crop and animal agrigenomics testing, according to Affymetrix.

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