NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Exiqon said today that it will acquire privately held cancer diagnostics maker Oncotech for around $45 million in an all-share deal.
 
Exiqon, based in Copenhagen, Denmark, said the combined company will market miRNA-based tests that will use Exiqon’s biomarker technology coupled with Oncotech’s cell-based diagnostics infrastructure.
 
Exiqon said it plans to launch the first of these tests next year.
 

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