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Illumina Builds out BeadArray Platform with $17.5M Acquisition of CyVera

Illumina has signed a definitive agreement to acquire CyVera, a developer of a microbead-based biological assay platform, for $17.5 million in cash and stock, Illumina said this week.

CyVera, a privately held firm based in Wallingford, Conn., will become a wholly owned subsidiary of Illumina, and its microbead platform will become “an integral part” of Illumina’s BeadArray technology, Illumina said.

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