NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sequencing technology developer Stratos Genomics said today that it raised $2 million in Series A-5 financing in the fall of 2013.

The company said that the funding was contingent on the demonstration of sequence read lengths of 210 bases for its Sequencing by Expansion, or SBX, technology. The SBX approach converts DNA into a surrogate molecule called an Xpandomer that is read via a nanopore detector.

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