Twist Bioscience and Berry Genomics to Offer New NGS Solution to Advance Research and Precision Medicine
The product offering combines the genomic and next generation sequencing expertise of Berry Genomics and the manufacturing prowess of
“We are delighted to partner with one of China’s most well respected and leading genomics companies,” said Emily M. Leproust, Ph.D., CEO and co-founder of
A differentiating factor for Twist’s NGS offering is the unparalleled uniformity as well as the quality control (QC) offered in all NGS panels. The new product(s) offers Berry’s customers the highest quality NGS panels today, while advancing the development of in vitro diagnostics (IVD) panels specifically designed to support China’s high standards for precision medicine products.
Berry Genomics and
“Every single Twist oligonucleotide is NGS verified offering sequence-perfect probes and providing a full understanding of what is present in the panel,” said
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