RIKEN Omics Science Center to Purchase Four Helicos Sequencers | GenomeWeb

By Julia Karow

Helicos BioSciences said this week that the RIKEN Yokohama Institute Omics Science Center in Japan will purchase four Helicos Genetic Analysis systems, marking the company's first sale of several instruments to a large genome center.

Three of the sequencers are expected to be shipped to OSC this month, while the fourth will remain at Helicos for scientific collaborative work between the two that began last November.

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