By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Agilent Technologies and BGI announced today an agreement to create a "next-generation super exome."

The deal calls for the partners to develop methodologies for next-generation genome-wide association studies in order to create a super exome that incorporates sequence regions that may be more informative for specific human populations.

The methodologies are expected to help scientists in the areas of disease and drug research, Agilent and BGI said.

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