By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Accelrys announced today the completion of its merger with Symyx, following approval by both companies' shareholders.

The completion of the merger follows the satisfaction of certain conditions and shareholder meetings held on Wednesday by Accelrys and Symyx to vote on the merger, under which terms Symyx shareholders will receive 0.7802 shares of Accelrys stock for each share of Symyx they own.

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