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SeqWright Offers RainDance PCR Technology

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – SeqWright has expanded its service offering by partnering with RainDance Technologies to offer its RainStorm microdroplet-based PCR technology, the Houston-based genomic services firm said today.

The Sequence Enrichment application from RainDance will allow SeqWright customers to leverage the sensitivity and specificity of gold-standard PCR in a microdroplet format that "avoids the limitations of traditional multiplex amplification or hybridization capture methods," SeqWright said in a statement.

It added that the RainDance system enhances SeqWright's targeted resequencing and whole-genome sequencing capabilities for studying disease pathways, cancer, and other areas of research.

Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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