NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Autoimmune diagnostics firm Ignyta today said that Silicon Valley Bank has provided it an additional $1 million capital term loan facility.

The new facility is on top of a previous $500,000 facility between the Ignyta and the bank arranged in June 2012. In January, Ignyta raised $5.5 million in Series B financing.

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