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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Life Technologies has completed its acquisition of BioTrove for an undisclosed sum.

Life Technologies said that it does not expect the transaction to have a material effect on its financials for the current fiscal year.

The acquisition gives Life Technologies a high-throughput gene expression and genotyping system, the OpenArray, that will complement the company's next-generation sequencing and PCR portfolio by enabling researchers to validate samples against large target panels.

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