'Soft' Q1 Pushes Affymetrix to Bet on Applied Markets, Acquisitions to Restore Growth | GenomeWeb

This story was originally posted on April 29.

By Justin Petrone

Affymetrix is keen to diversify its business, grow its applied-markets plan, and make acquisitions to offset "soft" demand for its whole-genome genotyping arrays, according to its CEO.

However, analysts were cautious about Affy's future prospects, and one well-regarded analyst suggested the firm may become an acquisition target itself.

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