This article has been updated to include a comment from Perlegen's CEO.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Perlegen Sciences, the privately held, Mountain View, Calif.-based pharmacogenomics and genotyping services firm, has ceased operations as of Oct. 30, 2009.

The firm's website has little information remaining on it, but lists as its current contact RoseRyan Inc., a Silicon Valley consulting firm, which a person familiar with the situation said is helping Perlegen close its operations.

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