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Illumina, Esoterix


Illumina has lowered the price of its Oligator oligo-synthesis technology to $.11 per base from $.16 per base, the company said last week. The new pricing schedule will affect labs “consuming large volumes” of oligonucleotides, Illumina said, although the company did not elaborate further. The Oligator technology, which is used in genotyping, sequencing, gene-expression analysis, and PCR, can produce more than 3,000 oligos at a time, according to the company.

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