HAMBURG--Sequenom announced that its DNA MassArray Automated Process Line is now operational at its facility here. The company claimed that its technology is the first DNA analytical system that can be operated under conditions characteristic of large-scale industrial processes, and thus it provides the speed and accuracy needed for genomics-based product development programs. A second system will be operational in the company's San Diego headquarters in the first quarter of 1999, with full commercialization scheduled by midyear.

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