NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Shares in Solexa were up 29 percent and shares in Illumina were down 13 percent in midday trading after Illumina said this morning it plans to buy Solexa for roughly $600 million in stocks.
 
Solexa was trading up $2.83 a share at $12.51 while Illumina was trading down $5.75 at $38.28.
 

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In Genome Research this week: inversion variants mapped in human, non-human primate genomes; transcriptome profiling of maize, sorghum; and more.

Jun
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Jun
28
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This webinar will review a standardized, high-throughput, and fully automated library prep protocol for human metagenomic analysis.