NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Illumina anticipates that pharmaceutical companies developing companion diagnostic tests will leverage its TruSight Tumor 170 panel, which will begin shipping to customers in the first quarter of 2017 for research use only.

The new panel leverages a hybrid capture technique that enables both DNA and RNA to be analyzed simultaneously, John Leite, Illumina's VP of oncology, told GenomeWeb.

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