Fisher Biosciences has acquired Danish biotechnology firm BioImage for an undisclosed amount, and will fold the new subsidiary into a recently created Cell and Pathway Applications business unit that also includes Fisher brands Cellomics and Pierce, Fisher said this week.

The acquisition supports Fisher's recently stated goal of building its consumables offerings in the molecular biology tools arena, and, more specifically, of surrounding its Cellomics high-content screening business with as diverse and complementary a reagent catalog as possible.

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