By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – RainDance Technologies, BGI, and the Hôpital Saint-Louis in Paris will collaborate on a study to sequence the human leukocyte antigen super-locus in order to gain insight into mutations associated with rheumatoid arthritis, RainDance said today.

The partners will use the RainDance Targeted Sequencing Platform and HLASeq Research Screening Panel to target the HLA super-locus in patient samples provided by Hôpital Saint-Louis.

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