NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Thermo Fisher Scientific has completed the sale of certain assets to GE, the companies said today.

Specifically, GE acquired Thermo Fisher's HyClone cell culture media and sera, as well as its gene modulation and magnetic beads businesses, for $1.065 billion.

The businesses will become part of GE Healthcare's Life Sciences division, and will allow the company to expand its offering of tool, technologies, and services for the discovery and manufacture of new medicines, vaccines, and diagnostics, GE said.

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