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Australia Genome Research Facility Buys GS-FLX Sequencer From Roche

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The Australia Genome Research Facility has purchased a 454 Genome Sequencer FLX from Roche, the facility said today.
 
AGRF said it will use the sequencer alongside its Sanger-based instrument and bioinformatics platform, and that it would help the facility meet heightened demand for sequencing services in Australia.
 
Financial terms of the agreement were not released.

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