By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Orchid Cellmark today announced the two-year extension of contracts previously awarded under the North West/South West and Wales regional forensic tender process in the UK.

The contracts, originally awarded in April 2008, were set to expire in 2011 and have been extended to 2013. In total, the contracts have a value of about $10 million, the company said in a statement.

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