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Argonaut Shareholders Approve Purchase by Biotage of Portions of Company

NEW YORK, June 2 (GenomeWeb News) - A majority of Argonaut's shareholders have approved the acquisition of parts of the company by Biotage, according to a statement the companies released today.


Those portions -- Argonaut's reagents and process instruments business -- will officially be part of Biotage on June 3. Biotage will pay 155 MSEK ($20.9 million) for the components.


The acquisition is aimed at strengthening Biotage's offering in medicinal chemistry, according to Jeff Bork, president and CEO.

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