In Brief This Week: Source BioScience, Illumina; Verinata Health; PerkinElmer; Altona Diagnostics | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Source BioScience said this week that it has extended its next-generation sequencing services to include the Illumina MiSeq platform. The UK-based genomics services and molecular diagnostics firm said that it is the only commercial provider of the platform in the UK and added that the MiSeq will enable it to apply next-generation sequencing to molecular diagnostics.

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