NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Prenetics has acquired UK-based DNAFit for $10 million, the company said today.

The deal is the first for Hong Kong-based Prenetics and marks its foray into the consumer genomics space. The firm has built a genetic testing business throughout Asia, serving customers with pharmacogenomics, nutrigenomics, cancer, and reproductive health tests.

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