NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Single-molecule DNA mapping firm Nabsys has reportedly closed its doors.

As first reported on Friday by GoLocalProv, a Rhode Island news outlet, the company's facility in Providence was shuttered last week.

Nabsys' main phone line remained unanswered this morning and e-mails to various company officials, directors, and scientific advisors seeking confirmation of the closure were not returned before deadline.

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