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California Grants SeqWright a Lab License

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Genotyping and genomic sequencing services provider SeqWright has received its clinical laboratory license from the State of California, which allows it to provide its genetic testing services to state residents, the company said today.

The company does not focus on developing and marketing such tests internally, and so it expects its role to be that of a support lab working with other companies using previously validated assays.

The Houston, Texas-based company also said that it has become an authorized service provider of NimbleGen's Capture Arrays, which are used to enrich genomic DNA that can be sequenced using Applied Biosystems' SOLiD or the Roche 454 Titanium system for genetic analysis. This service will help the company reduce the time and cost associated with sequencing all coding DNA and custom targeted regions in an individual's genome.

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