For 454 Technology, Roche Bets on Specific Apps, Taking Share from Sanger | GenomeWeb

By Julia Karow

This story was originally published on August 5.

Roche plans to take "significant share" from the Sanger sequencing market as well as focus on specific applications, including medical ones, for its 454 technology, according to 454 Life Sciences' CEO.

In addition, with its partner IBM, the company is developing a successor technology that it estimates will take five to seven years to bring to market.

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