NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – British ag-bio firm Bio-Genesys Diagnostics has signed a deal to use Affymetrix technology exclusively as the foundation for its commercial agricultural genotyping services, the companies announced today.

Bio-Genesys will run all of its genetic testing services for cattle, pigs, goats, sheep, and camelids on Affymetrix's Axiom 384HT genotyping platform. According to the companies, they have already codeveloped a commercial cattle breeding array that is now available in Europe.

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