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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – For about half the cost of creating and managing an in-house genomic sample bank, DNAsimple will match genetic researchers with donors from its growing database of potential research subjects.

The startup launched late last year and currently has 200 individuals in its custom-designed database who are willing to provide saliva samples for genetic research.

"Once [a profile] automatically matches a study, then we contact the donor and ship them a saliva collection kit," CEO Olivier Noel told GenomeWeb.

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