This article, originally published Aug. 24, has been updated to include additional information from Complete Genomics.

By Julia Karow

Complete Genomics said this week that it has raised $45 million in private equity from a Series D funding round, which closed six months later than originally planned. As a result, the company, which anticipates reaching profitability next year, has pushed back its plans to launch its human genome sequencing service from June 2009 to January 2010.

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