This article was originally published on August 19.

Roche said last week that two Martinsried, Germany-based sister companies — IMGM Laboratories GmbH and the Center for Human Genetics and Laboratory Medicine — will work together to use the 454 GS FLX and GS Junior sequencing systems for targeted resequencing applications in the field of human genetics.

In particular, the labs plan to investigate the use of the technology for diagnostic applications.

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