NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – SGI-DNA announced on Thursday the launch of the early access program for the company's BioXp 3200 system. 

The workstation can simultaneously build 32 unique double-stranded DNA fragments, and enables researchers to produce synthetic DNA fragments "virtually hands-free," according to the company. Daniel Gibson, vice president of DNA technology at SGI-DNA's parent firm, Synthetic Genomics, said in a statement that the company plans to build out the platform's capabilities by continuing to develop downstream applications for synthetic biology. 

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