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The French firm will use the grant to continue development of a molecular test for facio-scapulo-humeral dystrophy.

Researchers in the Neuromuscular Disorder-Chip Consortium will use custom-designed NimbleGen Human CGH 12x135K microarrays and Human Sequence Capture 385K arrays to study the genetic underpinnings of a range of neuromuscular disorders.

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A European consortium involving more than a dozen research institutions will use NimbleGen arrays in their study of neuromuscular disorder genetics.

Researchers from the National Institutes of Health's Chemical Genomics Center warn that the firefly luciferase enzyme may show enhanced activity with some compounds — potentially leading to false positive results.

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