NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Microbial genetics analysis firm OpGen filed a prospectus on Tuesday for an initial public offering to raise up to about $37 million. 

The Gaithersburg, Md.-based company has not priced its shares yet or said how many shares it plans to offer. It intends to list on the Nasdaq Capital Market under ticker symbol "OPGN." The Maxim Group is listed on OpGen's Form S-1 filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission as the underwriter for the offering. 

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