PacBio Ships First Two Commercial Systems; Order Backlog Grows to 44 | GenomeWeb

By Julia Karow

Pacific Biosciences said last week that it has shipped its first two commercial PacBio RS single-molecule sequencers, following an early-access program at 11 customer sites.

The company booked six additional orders during the first quarter, for a total of 44 systems. It expects to fill these orders by the end of the year and to book $35 million total revenue for 2011.

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