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Existence Genetics Taps DNA Genotek for Sample Collection

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – DNA Genotek will provide its Oragene DNA sample collection product to Existence Genetics for use in its gene-based predictive medicine service that is offered to physicians.

Los Angeles-based Existence Genetics offers a disease risk screening and analysis service based on its Nexus DNA Chip. The firm's services include panel screening, disease matrix technology, reflex analysis, and genetic reports that are aimed at healthcare professionals.

The company also is in the final stages of testing its Pythia technology, which will be used to analyze the genes of potential parents to determine which diseases and traits their children may inherit.

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