NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies said today that it has received US Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for capillary electrophoresis sequencing systems and an HLA typing assay.

The company's 3500 Dx Genetic Analyzers and its SeCore HLA typing kits are the first 510(k)-cleared, sequencing-based systems for HLA typing in the US, the firm noted.

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