NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Israeli ag-bio firm NRGene has signed a deal with Illumina to co-market its proprietary de novo assembly informatics technology DeNovoMAGIC with Illumina's sequencers, the company announced today.

Illumina's sequencing technology is the fastest and most practical way to assemble complex genomes such as those of most crop and livestock species, NRGene said in a statement. In fact, the company has assembled various lines of wheat, maize, soy, forestry and fruit trees, and fish, among other organisms, the statement added.

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