NEW YORK, March 22 – Nycomed Amersham is continuing with its plans to launch an initial public offering of shares in its subsidiary Amersham Pharmacia Biotech on the Nasdaq this spring, despite the downturn in the economy and a warning from competitor Applied Biosystems, the company said Thursday.

“As far as the IPO goes, we continue to work through the normal process with the SEC in filing our registration statement,” Tracy Cheung, vice president of investor relations at AP Biotech, told GenomeWeb.

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