NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Biosite yesterday said it is preparing to negotiate with Inverness Medical Innovations about its renewed bid on Thursday to acquire the company for $92.50 a share, an increase over the $90 per share bid that Inverness and Beckman Coulter had both pledged.
 

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