This article has been updated from a previous version to include information about Agilent acquiring the remaining shares of Lasergen.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Agilent said after the close of the market Wednesday that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire privately held Advanced Analytical Technologies (AATI) for $250 million in cash.

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