NEW YORK, May 15 (GenomeWeb News) - LGC, a provider of analytical and diagnostic services based in London, said on Friday that it has acquired the Institut f r Blutgruppenforschung, a DNA services provider based in Cologne, Germany.
IBF specializes in DNA services for paternity testing and forensic genetics, and is part of LGC's strategy "to expand its DNA analysis services into mainland
Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.
IBF has a clinic with sampling facilities in D sseldorf and is "assessing options to expand into other areas of
LGC's current operations in
In January, LGC acquired AGOWA, a genomics company based in