This article has been updated to correct the anticipated commercial launch date for Pacific Biosciences' system.

By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Pacific Biosciences today said that it believes the patent infringement claims brought against the company last week by Helicos Biosciences are without merit and that it intends to vigorously defend against the claims.

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