By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Laboratory Corporation of America today announced it is further extending its cash tender offer for Orchid Cellmark as it continues to provide answers to questions about the deal to the US Federal Trade Commission.

The $85.4 million proposed deal, announced in April, has been extended to 5 p.m. EDT, Nov. 14. It was previously extended to Nov. 4, and now has been extended eight times.

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