Eureka Genomics has launched a human identification service called EG-Human ID Barcode. The test is available as a service to researchers and CROs, and will be available as a kit in the third quarter of this year. The service is based on next-generation sequencing and comprises 94 SNPs and one gender marker. According to the company, it can work with DNA from primary tissues, cell lines, cytoswabs, and formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded samples. The kits can run on Illumina or Life Technologies' Ion Torrent platforms.

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