Helicos Slashes Instrument Price by 25 Percent, Obtains Order from the University of Maryland | GenomeWeb

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Helicos BioSciences has reduced the price of its single-molecule Helicos Genetic Analysis sequencing system by about 25 percent to $999,000, company officials said at the JPMorgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco last week.

Helicos has also received an order for the instrument from the University of Maryland, the company's third customer since it launched its instrument at the beginning of last year, according to the officials.

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