NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - NABsys, a next-generation sequencing company based in Providence, RI, said today that it has purchased DNA hybridization company GeneSpectrum in an all-stock transaction.
 
NABsys said it will combine GeneSpectrum's probe design and hybridization techniques with its nanopore-based technology, which it has licensed from Brown University, to sequence human DNA at dramatically cheaper rates.
 

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