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Ambry Genetics Named Certified Provider for Agilent's SureSelect

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Ambry Genetics has been certified to provide Agilent Technologies' SureSelect Target Enrichment System services for next-generation sequencing projects, Agilent said today.

Ambry, which is located in Aliso Viejo, Calif., received the Certified Service Provider status after demonstrating proficiency using the system with the Illumina Genome Analyzer, the company said.

The enrichment technology enables companies to design their own custom SureSelect kits using Agilent's eArray online tool, which contains many genomes and allows users to upload their own sequences, Agilent said.

Ardy Arianpour, Ambry Genetics' director of business development, pharmaceutical services, said in a statement that the addition of the SureSelect technology "strengthens our sequence-capture capabilities and allows us to expand our prime portfolio for genomics."

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