By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – OpGen said today that it is working with the Beijing Genomics Institute to expand their use of OpGen's optical mapping technology for de novo sequence finishing in human, plant, and animal genomes.

The company said it has already used its Optical Mapping Technology with BGI to complete a study based on human genome data to successfully close gaps in existing sequence folds.

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