NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - An Indian biotech company plans to work with other partners to create a genomic database of the Parsi Zoroastrians, small, relatively genetically homogeneous population. 
 
Avestha Gengraine of Bangalore said last week it will use genomic analyzers from Sequenom and Applied Biosystems' sequencers on samples collected from the community to "build a complete genetic, genealogical and medical database of the Parsis."
 

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