NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – OpGen and Hitachi High-Technologies said today they will combine their technologies to develop a comprehensive human chromosome mapping analytical service.

The agreement will leverage OpGen's Whole Genome Mapping technology and Hitachi High-Technologies' and the Hitachi group's cloud-based systems. The analytical service to be developed will be for clinical research applications, the partners said, and will include bioinformatic tools to complete a human genome sequence and to detect and analyze structural variations in chromosomes.

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