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BioServe Becomes DNA Genotek Partner

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genomics services company BioServe today that it has inked a deal to offer DNA Genotek's sample collection kits for use with its services and has joined DNA Genotek's Partner Program.

Beltsville, Md.-based BioServe said that it has completed validation for using the Oragene DNA kits for use within its DNA extraction and Genotyping service, which includes sample quantification and normalization, whole genome amplification, multiplex-based genotyping, expression analysis and sample archiving.

"Partnering with DNA Genotek, we can now offer our customers a best-in-class solution for processing Oragene DNA samples including extraction and genotyping from saliva," BioServe President Rama Modali said in a statement.

Terms of the alliance were not disclosed.

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