NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Macrogen and Silicon Biosystems Menarini announced today that they are partnering to co-develop CLIA-certified genomic tests for different cancers.

The companies plan to combine Silicon Biosystems' DEPArray digital-sorting technology with Macrogen's high-throughput whole-genome, whole-exome, and targeted sequencing systems to resolve cellular heterogeneity of formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) biopsies and fine-needle aspiration (FNA) samples.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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