By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – An investment fund has filed a document with the US Securities and Exchange Commission recommending that Celera spin out, segregate, or distribute its royalty asset that is associated with a Merck drug candidate currently in Phase III studies.

Biotechnology Value Fund filed the Schedule 13D two days ago. The fund and its affiliates own nearly 10 percent of Celera's 81.9 million shares outstanding, as of its last 10-Q, which was filed with the SEC on Nov. 9, 2009.

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