Arizona Researcher May Soon Commercialize Novel SNP Assays to Identify Anthrax Strains | GenomeWeb

A researcher in Arizona is in discussions with a number of biotech companies for the rights to commercialize SNP-genotyping assays designed to genetically fingerprint individual Bacillis anthracis genomes.

The novel technology, which may become a useful forensics tool in criminal cases that involve anthrax, might also produce the kind of sure-fire, standardized results prosecutors would require in court.

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