NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Applied Biosystems said today it has shipped its SOLiD next-generation sequencing technology to Stanford University  and other research institutions through an early-access program, and is developing new applications for the system through collaborations with other academic institutions.
 
The company did not say which other institutions have plans to buy the system, which uses oligonucleotide ligation and detection for high-throughput DNA analysis.
 

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