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“sample being processed at Gencove” is reflected in my feedback section. Can you tell me what this means? Thanks
Yes, being processed at Gencove means that we have sent out your dogs sample to be sequenced! Gencove is the place that will be doing the sequencing, it is located in New York. Once sequenced, we will get back the data and start our computational work. This will take some time as we are using new and improved technologies in order to get you the most information about your dog! Currently, we are able to send out around 300-500 sample for sequencing when we can (grant money limits us).
Please let me know if you have any further questions, and thank you for your participation!
Thanks for your reply. It will be interesting to see the results.
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