By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Corning today announced an agreement to purchase the majority of Becton Dickinson's Discovery Labware unit for $730 million in cash.

BD's Advanced Bioprocessing platform is not included in the deal, BD said.

The deal, which is expected to be completed later this year, will increase Corning's global market access and enhance its product portfolio in drug discovery tools, bioprocess solutions, and laboratory research instruments, Corning said.

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