Illumina Reaches 1K Mark for Eco PCR Sales; Plans to Focus More on 'Low-Plex' Platforms | GenomeWeb

Illumina President and CEO Jay Flatley said this week that the company has installed nearly 1,000 of its Eco real-time PCR systems since it launched the platform in July 2010 after acquiring biotech firm Helixis.

Flatley also said that the company in the near term plans to place more emphasis on its non-core product lines such as the Eco and the BeadXpress, as well as clinical markets, as a consequence of a restructuring that it disclosed this week.

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