This story was originally published May 24.

Genomics service provider Expression Analysis said yesterday that it has agreed to purchase a sequencing system from Pacific Biosciences and expects to become the first commercial service provider offering the technology in the US.

The Durham, NC-based company said it will receive one of the first commercially available PacBio RS systems, expected to be launched in the second half of this year.

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