NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Norwegian cancer diagnostics company NorDiag has signed a deal to buy DNA sample prep company Genpoint, also based in Norway, in a stock deal worth NOK 83.3 million ($13.3 million), NorDiag said last week.
 
NorDiag said the acquisition will expand its cancer and infectious diagnostics line and will help speed its colorectal cancer test to the market.
 

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