By Julia Karow

Life Technologies said this week that Baylor College of Medicine's Human Genome Sequencing Center will add several Applied Biosystems SOLiD sequencers to its existing fleet, bringing the total number to 20.

As of this spring, the center had eight SOLiD sequencers, 10 Roche/454 GS FLX machines, and two Illumina Genome Analyzers installed.

With the additional SOLiD machines, and an increase in the platform's throughput, the center expects to at least triple its current sequence production.

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