NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Myriad Genetics has informed Crescedo Bioscience of its “preliminary, non-binding interest” in acquiring the company, Myriad said in a regulatory document today.

The Salt Lake City firm informed Crescendo of its interest on Tuesday after Crescendo sent notice to Myriad on Nov. 14 that it had achieved a minimum revenue milestone, which gave Myriad the option to acquire Crescendo.

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