NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — Roche late yesterday said it has extended the deadline for its $3 billion hostile bid to buy Ventana Medical Systems by almost one month, and Ventana officials quickly responded that the offer remains “wholly inadequate.”
 
Separately today, Roche said that a US District Court granted its request to prevent Ventana from triggering certain “anti-takeover provisions” aimed at killing Roche’s hostile bid.
 

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