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Updated: Jun 12 2012

Boreal Genomics

  • Boreal Genomics
  • 5150 El Camino Real
  • Los Altos, CA, 94022
  • UNITED STATES

Boreal Genomics produces technologies that enable genetic analysis of challenging samples in life science research and clinical diagnostics. Their aim is to revolutionize approaches to total nucleic acid extraction and sequence-based allele enrichment with single nucleotide resolution.

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