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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Consumer genomics firm Genos has raised $6 million from NantOmics, a subsidiary of NantWorks.

The San Francisco-based firm, which is still in its beta phase, performs whole-exome sequencing at 75x coverage for consumers interested in sharing their genomic data with researchers. The firm plans for its customers to be able to license their personal data to pharmaceutical and biotech companies for a small fee.

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