Affymetrix and Perlegen to Offer Custom Genotyping Services

Affymetrix and its spinoff Perlegen Sciences on Tuesday announced a partnership to provide custom genotyping services through Perlegen’s high-throughput genotyping facility.

Perlegen has developed some 1.5 million validated SNP assays, as well as those available through public sources, which will be available through this service, the companies said.

Affymetrix will market the service, which is based on the use of its microarray technology. Financial details were not provided.

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