Sequenom Launches DNA-Methylation Service as Field Begins to Gather Steam | GenomeWeb

SALT LAKE CITY — DNA-methylation analysis appears to be gathering momentum as an approach parallel to — or even competing with — genotyping and gene-expression analysis in pharmacogenomics applications.

After recently hinting at a move toward, Sequenom has taken the plunge and announced a service offering in that market. When asked whether Sequenom intended to look into fetal gene expression in maternal blood, Harry Stylli told Pharmacogenomics Reporter that "if you look at methylation markers, they're involved in gene regulation."

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