By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies said late Wednesday it is working with partners to develop applications for the Ion Torrent Personal Genome Machine in human leukocyte antigen analysis, which is essential for determining organ transplant compatibility.

Life Tech said it intends to enter into a sponsored research agreement with the Histocompatibility, Immunogenetics, and Disease Profiling Laboratory at the Stanford School of Medicine Department of Pathology.

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