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LJL BioSystems LaunchesSNP Scoring Tools, Incyte Europe Adopts Platform



UNNYVALE, Calif.--LJL BioSystems has launched its High Efficiency Fluorescence Polarization AlleleSorter, a combination of customized algorithms and information technology tools designed to enable automated genotype calling on LJL’s SNP genotyping platform known as HEFP-SNP. The new product is an extension to LJL’s current suite of products and services.

The company also announced that Incyte Europe has adopted HEFP-SNP for its genotyping efforts. "Speed and accuracy of base calling, combined with reduced cost per genotype gives LJL’s system clear superiority to alternative techniques," said Tom Weaver, Incyte Europe’s head of development.

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