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News on microarrays, multiplexing, genotyping, cytogenetics, gene expression profiling in genetics, genomics, and molecular diagnostics.

Product sales from OEM customers were up 28 percent, while product sales from direct customers and distributors increased 27 percent, and other revenues grew sharply.

The researchers have used nCounter, an FDA-cleared platform from NanoString Technologies, to develop their gene expression assay for subtype classification.

MammaPrint classifies patients as either high risk or low risk of recurrence over a 10-year period while BluePrint classifies patients by breast cancer subtype.

The company reported total revenues of $27.7 million, with growth in its consumables business but a drop in instrument revenues from the prior year's first quarter.

The test relies on a signature that Almac developed for stratifying breast cancer patients, but which, as the researchers showed, can be used in other cancers as well.