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Affy Plans Software Upgrade for New Resequencing Chip

Affymetrix said last week that it is rolling out a new custom array that can sequence 30,000 bases in two days at greater than 99.99 percent accuracy.

While it’s simply a new application area for the company's proven GeneChip technology platform, the data demands will be different, said Greg Yap, senior director of marketing for DNA analysis at Affy.

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