NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Taiwan’s Bureau of Investigation Ministry of Justice has purchased an eGene HDA-GT12 System for DNA identification work, eGene said last week.
 
The agency’s forensic lab will use the eGene system to check PCR-amplified products before mitochondrial DNA sequencing and to detect polymorphisms.
 
Financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

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