NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Silicon Valley Biosystems and the Mayo Clinic announced late on Monday a deal aimed at improving "accessibility and clinical utility of next-generation sequencing for patients."

The deal brings together SV Bio's genome interpretation tools and Mayo's genome reference library. Under its terms, SV Bio will provide clinical genome interpretation services and clinical decision support interfaces to Mayo. Mayo's Center for Individualized Medicine will provide clinical and laboratory expertise and support.

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