By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Molecular diagnostics shop Asuragen has raised $5 million toward a $10 million goal in its latest financing round.

In an e-mail to GenomeWeb Daily News, Asuragen Founder and CEO Matt Winkler confirmed the firm has closed the first $5 million of a $10 million Series C equity financing round, and added that the investment was made by an undisclosed "strategic venture investor."

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