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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – In an effort to integrate sequencing technology it acquired from Complete Genomics in 2013 into its global service offerings, BGI of China is launching sequencing services on the BGISEQ-500 platform for the first time this year.

At a conference this week, the company also said it has been developing the technology further to enable a "$100 genome" and will start evaluating it as part of internal research projects later this year.

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