This story was originally published Feb. 2.

RainDance Technologies has launched a product for targeted sequencing of DNA from formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded and fresh frozen tissues samples and has partnered with NuGen Technologies to develop an FFPE sample prep kit, the company said last week.

The new product, called the DeepSeq FFPE Solution, runs on the company's RDT 1000 microdroplet PCR instrument and lets researchers analyze up to 500 genomic targets at up to 50,000-fold coverage per loci, allowing them to discover rare mutations.

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