NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) — Bruker said on Thursday that it has acquired Berlin-based JPK Instruments for an undisclosed amount.

JPK provides microscopy instrumentation for biomolecular and cellular imaging, as well as force measurements on single molecules, cells, and tissues.

As such, JPK provides Bruker with expertise in live-cell imaging; cellular mechanics, adhesion, and molecular force measurements; optical trapping; and biological stimulus-response characterization, Bruker said.

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