NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Roche 454 Life Sciences and SoftGenetics today said that they would co-promote next-generation sequencing software tools.

The alliance is aimed at providing users of 454's sequencing systems with next-generation sequencing data analysis options provided by SoftGenetics' NextGene software. The firms said the software can be used with 454 sequencing for a variety of applications including targeted amplicon resequencing, exome sequencing, transcriptome sequencing, and forensic profiling.

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