NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Fluidigm said that it could receive up to an additional $3.2 million in proceeds from its minority stake in Verinata, acquired by Illumina in February for up to $450 million. In March Fluidigm received proceeds of $3.1 million in exchange for its ownership in Verinata, resulting in a gain of $1.8 million, it said in its Form 10-Q filed this week. Fluidigm added that it could receive the additional $3.2 million in proceeds if "certain milestone payments become payable."

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