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Inside Applera: Celera Genomics Becomes Applied Bio's Diagnostics Angel

Executive Summary

Applera Corp.'s new $75 million high-throughput genotyping initiative to be equally funded by its three businesses, Celera Genomics Group, Applied Biosystems Group, and Celera Diagnostics (a joint venture of Celera Genomics and Applied Bio) has provided a context for the company to begin to reveal its diagnostics strategy. New information about the structure of the joint venture also sheds more light on the acceleration of Celera Genomics' business strategy as it moves toward a collaborator-oriented drug discovery company model.

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