After an aborted flirtation with drug discovery and a brush with the specter of downgraded stock, Sequenom is looking for a way up and out.

Two days after CEO Toni Schuh reiterated to investors his plan to set the company on track to profitability — a move that scuttled the company’s nascent pharmaceuticals business and will cost 50 staffers their jobs by the end of the year — the San Diego-based company this week introduced what it hopes will become a new source of revenue: an assay design service.

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