By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – PerkinElmer today completed its acquisition of Caliper Life Sciences for $10.50 per share, valuing the deal at around $600 million.

The purchase, announced in September, provides PerkinElmer with Caliper's portfolio of imaging, microfluidics, automation, and sample preparation platforms and technologies and is expected to extend PerkinElmer's reach into the life sciences research space.

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