NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Sequenta said this week that biopharmaceutical firm Celgene and others have made an equity investment into the company. Sequenta told GenomeWeb Daily News that the investment is a Series D financing but declined to disclose the amount or identify the other investors. The funding will support incorporation of Sequenta's ClonoSight test into clinical trials of medicines in development for blood cancers. It also will go toward development of new clinical diagnostics based on the company's LymphoSight platform.

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