Gen-Probe Invests $50M in PacBio; Companies to Co-Develop Sequencing-Based Diagnostics | GenomeWeb

By Monica Heger

This story, originally published on June 17, has been updated to include comments from Pacific Biosciences' CEO and Gen-Probe's senior vice president of strategy.

Nucleic acid test developer Gen-Probe said last week that it has made a $50 million investment in Pacific Biosciences and that the companies plan to co-develop a system that uses PacBio's single-molecule real- time sequencing technology.

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