Genotyping Newcomer Hopes Its Low-End Instrument Will Replace Slab-Gel Sequencing | GenomeWeb

A small company in southern California hopes to edge out traditional slab-gel sequencing technologies and position itself in the mid-range genotyping market with a novel instrument.

“I think this is a niche that has been neglected by the larger firms, [the] high-end, high-priced instrument manufacturers,” said Udo Henseler, CEO of BioCal Technology. “We set out to develop a DNA analyzer that can do genomic analysis in the $20,000 range.”

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