NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Beckman Coulter said yesterday it has agreed to buy the remaining 80.1 percent of NexGen Diagnostics, a spin-out of Lumigen, which it bought in late 2006 for $185 million. 
 
NexGen owns intellectual property that Beckman Coulter hopes to use for immunoassay and nucleic acid-based diagnostic testing.
 

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