NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Helicos said in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission today that Expression Analysis, the first customer of its Helicos Genetic Analysis single-molecule sequencing system, has decided to return the instrument.

According to the filing, the system, which Expression Analysis installed in March 2008, was an early version of Helicos' commercial system and "did not consistently achieve current commercial specifications levels" at EA.

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