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The firm originally raised $55.5 million in the round in February 2018, and said investors added $30 million in December and another $20 million more recently.

The company, which recently raised $25.6 million, uses a patterned electrode surface to manipulate fluids and perform a wide range of NGS library prep processes

The company will use the money to launch its first product, Unity, a noninvasive prenatal test for recessively inherited single-gene disorders.

Funds raised will help accelerate commercialization of the firm's InVisionFirst-Lung liquid biopsy test and support development of the firm's platform for new indications

The firm will use the funding to expand its sales activities, as well as further develop and explore potential applications for its single-cell printer lab technology.

The company also entered into two separate financing agreements totaling $41.5 million with Innovatus Life Sciences Lending Fund, East West Bank, and Aspire Capital.

The company also said it has been awarded a research sequencing grant from Illumina Accelerator.

The company said it will use part of the proceeds to repurchase some of its senior notes due in January 2025, and the rest for corporate purposes.

Danaher is offering 11 million shares of its common stock at $123 per share and 1.5 million shares of its mandatory convertible preferred stock at $1,000 per share.

Danaher has commenced its concurrent offerings of $1.35 billion of shares of its common stock and $1.35 billion of shares of its mandatory convertible preferred stock.

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