NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Pacific Biosciences today announced a distribution deal covering the newly launched PacBio RS II in Brazil.

Under the terms of the deal, PacBio's first distribution agreement in South America, Uniscience do Brasil will exclusively distribute the next-generation sequencing platform in Brazil. PacBio RS II was launched last month. It generates finished genome assemblies, elucidates epigenomes, and characterizes genomic variation, PacBio said.

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