By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Roche and Fluidigm jointly announced today that the firms will co-promote Roche 454 Life Sciences' GS FLX and GS Junior sequencing systems with Fluidigm's Access Array System.

The firms said that the partnership will offer a "robust and streamlined workflow," minimizing the manual steps required for targeted sequencing applications including genotyping and rare variant detection. Financial and other terms of the alliance were not disclosed.

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