Affymetrix technology offered in South African lab
This article was originally published in Clinica
Microarray technology developer Affymetrix has secured a deal to supply its entire portfolio of array products to one of South Africa's largest core labs, the Centre for Proteomic and Genomic Research (CPGR) in Cape Town. The CPGR has begun to use Affymetrix’s GeneChip technology, including the exon array and the SNP array 6.0, for genomic research. Santa Clara, California-based Affymetrix said that the technology will be used to explore applications with molecular diagnostics potential, large-scale genotyping and enable the growth of existing biotech companies in South Africa. Financial details of the partnership were not revealed.
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