Novel DNA-Archiving Platform May Spur Greater Genotyping, Expression Research | GenomeWeb

A tiny startup plans next month to launch a DNA-archiving platform some believe may help soften a critical roadblock to broader SNP-sharing among governments, academic labs, nonprofits, and big biopharma.

In the process, this technology may also spark a new revenue stream for companies that sell genotyping tools and services to these markets. Trouble is, big pharmas and biotechs — the biggest consumers of these tools and services — have traditionally been loathe to share their DNA.

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