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NEW YORK – Oxford Gene Technology recently rolled out its first next-generation sequencing product for constitutional cytogenetics research. The company believes cytogeneticists will adopt its panel to get high-quality single nucleotide variant (SNV) and copy number variant (CNV) data in a single assay.

"I think today, in terms of an informative result, arrays are only giving a small proportion of the results for the samples being tested," said Emma Shipstone, executive vice president of marketing at the Oxford, UK-based company.

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