By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Illumina today said that it has lowered the cost of its human whole-genome sequencing services to $5,000 per genome for projects of 10 samples or more, and $4,000 for projects of 50 samples or more.

The services are offered through the Illumina Genome Network and compete directly with human whole-genome offerings from Complete Genomics and Life Technologies.

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