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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sengenics today said that it has entered into an exclusive agreement with the Sequenom Center for Molecular Medicine to launch and promote Sequenom's MaterniT21 Plus prenatal testing service in Malaysia and Singapore.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Verinata Health today announced it is suing Ariosa Diagnostics and Laboratory Corporation of America for patent infringement.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Ariosa Diagnostics today said it is partnering with The Fetal Medicine Centre to offer its Harmony Prenatal Test in the UK.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – BGI has partnered with GENNET, a Prague-based center for genetics, fetal medicine, and assisted reproduction, to offer its non-invasive fetal trisomy test, NIFTY, in the Czech and Slovak Republics.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Women's health diagnostics company Inex Innovations Exchange announced today a partnership with BGI to create a next-generation sequencing facility in Singapore to offer molecular genetic tests.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sequenom said after the close of the market on Monday it plans to offer $100 million in convertible senior notes due 2017.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) - Sequenom today announced that it has signed several distribution deals outside of the US that will expand access to the firm's MaterniT21 PLUS testing service outside the United States.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Tufts Health Plan will begin covering Sequenom's MaterniT21 Plus trisomy 21 test and Pathwork Diagnostics' Tissue of Origin test starting Oct. 1.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sequenom announced after the close of the market on Thursday that revenues spiked 38 percent year over year during the second quarter as the MaterniT21 Plus fetal aneuploidy test continued to see strong adoption.

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Sequenom said after the close of the market on Monday that it has appealed a decision by a federal court denying Sequenom's request for a preliminary injunction against Ariosa Diagnostics.

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