Affymetrix and BGI Enter Strategic Collaboration to Co-Develop and Commercialize Genomic Microarrays for the Agricultural Community
Affymetrix, Inc. (NASDAQ: AFFX), announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with BGI to enter into a strategic co-development and co-marketing collaboration. The non-exclusive partnership will aim to develop and commercialize a portfolio of plant, crop, and livestock microarrays for genotyping analysis, spanning applications such as marker-assisted trait selection, parentage, quality control, and traceability.
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