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has announced a new technology for examining the genetic code of microbes to pinpoint changes down to the level of the basic components of DNA, nucleotides.
A company statement said the method would be faster and cheaper than other technologies for comparing microbes' genomes but did not include specific price data. The company plans to present at the American
Society for Microbiology national meeting on June 6 through 9.