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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Silicon Biosystems Menarini and Swift Biosciences announced today that they have formed a partnership to join their respective technologies to create a system for next-generation sequencing of tumor cells obtained from formalin-fixed, paraffin-embedded (FFPE) samples.

Under the deal, Silicon Biosystems will develop new workflows that combine its DEPArray single-cell isolation platform with Swift's Accel-NGS DNA library kits and Accel-Amplicon panels. Additional terms were not disclosed.

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