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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — BGI and Maxwell Plus announced this week that they have partnered to develop a risk model to predict the likelihood a prostate cancer patient will develop advanced or metastatic disease.

Under the terms of the deal, the companies will use Brisbane, Australia-based Maxwell's artificial intelligence technology to analyze data from patient samples sequenced on BGI's MGISEQ-2000 instrument. The sequencing will be carried out at Shenzhen, China-based BGI's Australian lab. Additional terms were not disclosed.

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