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Eurofins Genomics, Igenbio Collaborate on Genome Analysis Services

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Eurofins Genomics and genome analysis firm Igenbio today announced a deal to combine their expertise in sequencing and analysis services for microbial, fungal, and algal organisms.

The agreement will provide researchers a one-stop shop for their genomics projects with analysis of raw extracted DNA, the partners said. Financial and other terms of the deal were not disclosed.

"With the increased integration we are now able to provide complete genome analysis [and] transcriptomics data integration, along with [a] gene manipulation tool set and synthetic biology platform for our customers," Igenbio President and CEO Vinayak Kapatral said in a statement. Igenbio is based in Chicago and provides microbial bioinformatics and gene manipulation tools and services.