SUNNYVALE, Calif.--Amersham Pharmacia Biotech, the life sciences division of Nycomed Amersham, announced that the new version of Phred, the sequencing analysis program used by high-throughput DNA sequencing facilities, has been recalibrated for data produced by its MegaBace 1000 DNA sequencer. So far, it is the only capillary sequencer to be validated with the new Phred version, which is being released by the University of Washington.

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